Dr. Tao Guan

Senior Fellow at China Finance 40 Forum & Former Director General of Department of Balance of Payments, State Administration of Foreign Exchange

Tao Guan, senior fellow at China Finance 40 Forum (CF40) since 2015, was director general of the department of balance of payments at the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) during 2009-2015 and press spokesperson of the SAFE during 2014-2015. Prior to that, Dr. Guan functioned as deputy director general of the general affairs department of the SAFE. He is also member of the G50 Economists and Dong Fureng Chair Professor of Wuhan University.

Dr. Guan participated in a series of foreign exchange reform projects during 1994-2014. His major research areas include exchange rate policies, international capital flows, currency convertibility and balance of payments. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Beijing Normal University in 2004, a master’s degree in development economics from Australian National University in 1998 and a bachelor’s degree in world economics from Wuhan University in 1992.

Selected Publications of Guan Tao:

  • “Seizing China’s Opportunity: From the Perspective of Global Economic Rebalancing”, China Economic Publishing House, 2010

  • “The Nature of Exchange Rate”, China CITIC Press, 2016

  • “The Game of Exchange Rate Policy: Renminbi and the Rising Power”, China CITIC Press, 2017

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