Nicholas Borst is a research associate and the China program manager at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. His research areas include China’s financial system, trade policy, and US-Chinese relations. Borst also edits the Institute’s China blog, China Economic Watch. He previously worked as a consultant at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
China's top leadership met this November to set a course for the country's next wave of reform. President Xi Jinping promised a “comprehensive approach” to reform prior to the plenum and