François Chimits

François Chimits

Analyst (Brussels office) at Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

Economic development of China; foreign trade

François Chimits research focuses on the economic development of China, paying special attention to foreign trade and the related level playing field challenges for its trading partners.

Before joining MERICS, he worked as a microfinance analyst at the French Embassy in Beijing. After that he was an economist and deputy head of the trade policy department at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance. He was also in charge of a course on Chinese economy at Sciences Po Paris. François received a Bachelor's degree in International Economics and Development and a Master's degree in International Economic Diagnosis and Development from Paris Dauphine University.

China Horizons publications

EU-China relations

Updating the EU action plan on China: De-risk, engage, coordinate

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