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Roundtable on regional development experience of China

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  • Initiative by PF and NDRC of China 

A six-member delegation from the Academy of Macroeconomic Research (AMR) of the National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) of China is visiting the Pathfinder Foundation (PF) today are to hold a roundtable discussion on spatial planning and regional development experience of China.

AMR was established in 1995 and is the only national policymaking consulting think tank specialised in macroeconomic theory and policy research. 

AMR is characterised by its close association with the national macroeconomic management body, and its focus on China’s practical development. AMR provides intellectual support for NDRC and advisory services to the public.  

The NDRC is a macroeconomic management agency under the Chinese State Council, which has broad administrative and planning control over the Chinese economy. The NDRC’s functions are to study and formulate policies for economic and social development, maintain the balance of economic development, and to guide restructuring and reform of the economy.

The six-member team visiting Sri Lanka is headed by NDRC Institute of Spatial Planning and Regional Economy Director Gao Guoli. Other members include: Institute of Economic Research Xu Sheng; Institute of International Economic Research Hao Jie; Institute of Spatial Planning and Regional Economy Huang Zhengxue; Institute of Comprehensive Transportation Li Yutao and Department of Research Planning and Management Chen Xi.

The local participants will include experts with wide exposure to spatial planning and regional development, representatives of academia and the Pathfinder team. 

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