Zhang Shiming

Senior Analyst, Research Institute of ASEAN Economy

Zhang Shiming is a senior analyst with the Research Institute of ASEAN Economy. His research areas include macroeconomic analysis, industrial economic analysis, and big data. He has published articles in Xinhua Financial and China Business Network.

A general view shows the ArtScience Museum (left) against the backdrop of the city skyline in Singapore on 28 January 2021. (Roslan Rahman/AFP)

Singapore's prominent role in China's trade strategy

After taking a hit in early 2020 due to the pandemic, Singapore-China trade quickly rebounded and looks set to be in healthy territory in 2021. China’s increasing focus on regional trade agreements and industrial chains will give an added push. Academics Li Wenlong and Zhang Shiming give their take on what is in store.