2016 Beijing Doorknock


Led by AmCham Chairman Walter Dias, a 26-member delegation of business leaders and senior executives was in Beijing for the annual “Doorknock” trip to meet with Chinese government officials and policymakers from October 23rd – 25th. The 11 meetings were characterized by candid discussions on trade, investment, financial policies, US-China relations, and Hong Kong’s role in the Pearl River Delta and its status as global center of international commerce.


Monday, Oct 24th

  • Meeting with Mr. Zhou Bo, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Macau Affairs Office of the State Council (HMO)
  • Meeting with Mr. Liu Xu, Deputy Director of Department of Research Planning and Management, Academy of Macroeconomic Research, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)
  • Meeting with Mr. Wang Jinzhen, Vice Chairman, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
  • Meeting with Dr. Joachim von Amsberg, Vice President, Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
  • Meeting with Ms. Yang Liu, Deputy Director General of International Cooperation Department, China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)
  • Networking cocktail and dinner with AmCham China leadership and members

Tuesday, Oct 25th

  • Meeting with Dr. Li Bo, Director General of Monetary Policy Department, People's Bank of China (PBOC)
  • Meeting with Ms. Gao Yan, Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM)
  • Luncheon meeting with Dr. Henry Zhao Xuejun, CEO of Harvest Fund Management
  • Meeting with researchers of China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE)
  • Meeting with Ambassador Max Baucus,U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his Country Team, U.S. Embassy in Beijing