Unexpected regulatory actions and concerns over China’s property market were just a couple of reasons for the volatile year in China; however, there are reasons for optimism in 2022. One sign is a clear easing cycle that is already developing in Beijing, which should result in stronger economic performance and improved sentiment among Chinese investors, who drive their domestic exchanges.
You can register at this link to attend the virtual event: Virtual Investment Summit with Matthews Asia, March 16, at 9:00 am PST.
Please join us for an interactive discussion with Matthews Asia Investment Strategist Andy Rothman and Portfolio Manager Winnie Chwang as they discuss how last year’s experiences can help us plan for the year ahead and why we believe China’s vibrant, entrepreneurial economy remains well-positioned for dynamic growth. Topics will include:
- The state of China’s economy and its economic prospects in 2022
- The progress of monetary, fiscal and regulatory policy easing
- Key trends and sectors that may impact growth prospects
- How our investment team has traversed the regulatory environment
- Why an all-share approach may provide proper exposure to the region
Andy Rothman is an Investment Strategist at Matthews Asia. He is principally responsible for developing research focused on China’s ongoing economic and political developments while also complementing the broader investment team with in-depth analysis on Asia. In addition, Andy plays a key role in communicating to clients and the media the firm’s perspectives and latest insights into China and the greater Asia region. Prior to joining Matthews Asia in 2014, Andy spent 14 years as CLSA’s China macroeconomic strategist where he conducted analysis into China and delivered his insights to their clients. Previously, Andy spent 17 years in the U.S. Foreign Service, with a diplomatic career focused on China, including as head of the macroeconomics and domestic policy office of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. In total, Andy has lived and worked in China for more than 20 years. He earned an M.A. in public administration from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and a B.A. from Colgate University. He is a proficient Mandarin speaker.
Winnie Chwang is a Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia and manages the firm’s China Small Strategy and co-manages the China and Pacific Tiger Strategies. She joined the firm in 2004 and has built her investment career at the firm. Winnie earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business and received her B.A. in Economics with a minor in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. She is fluent in Mandarin and conversational in Cantonese.