Date: Friday 17 November 2006
Time: 11.00 -12.00pm
Venue: Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building
Speaker: Dr. Shang Fulin
Chair: Howard Davies
Dr. Shang Fulin is Chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and a member of Monetary Policy Committee of the People's Bank of China (PBOC, China's Central Bank) positions he has held since December 2002.
Dr.Shang Fulin has had a successful and prominent career in China's central bank and commercial bank for many years before presiding over CSRC. He started his banking career in 1973, when he joined the People's Bank of China. While working in PBOC, he had steadily risen through the ranks and served successively as deputy division chief, division chief, deputy director and director of the Planning and Budgeting Department (now Monetary Policy Department). He was promoted to the positions of Assistant Governor and Deputy Governor of PBOC in 1994 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 1999, he had taken charge in the operation of monetary policy making and led the design and construction of clearing and settlement system. From 1998 to 2000, he headed China's nation-wide taskforce to solve the Y2K problems of the banking industry and his effective leadership was widely lauded for the successful completion of the Y2K task. In 2000, he was appointed as the president of Agricultural Bank of China and had worked on that post for more than two years.
Dr. Shang Fulin had been focusing his attention on theoretical research and practice in monetary policy and related areas. His major publications include Securities Market Regulatory Regimes: A comparative Study (2006),The Situational Analysis on State-owned Commercial Banks (2002), A Study on the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy (2000), China's Success in Controlling Inflation and Its Future Policy Orientation (1997), The Operation, Efficiency and Development of Central Banks (1996), China's Monetary Policy and Credit System of China (1995).
The slides from Chairman Shang's lecture are now online
China's Capital Markets: Review and Expectation (PDF)
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