Kouqing Li


Dr. Kouqing Li began to serve as Director of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) on May 27, 2022.

Before joining AMRO, he was President of the Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute (AFDI) and Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI), two leading institutions affiliated to the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Li also sat on the Global Council of the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) and the Expert Panel of Shanghai Data Exchange.

As an active player in regional financial cooperation, Dr. Li has a profound understanding of APEC and ASEAN+3 financial cooperation mechanisms. He has demonstrated strong strategic vision and exceptional leadership, and spearheaded a number of important strategies and initiatives in promoting regional financial cooperation. Furthermore, he has led in driving strategic partnerships with many international organizations, government agencies, research institutions, and think tanks in the Asia-Pacific region.

Dr. Li is well-versed in macroeconomic and financial research, covering the areas of finance management, digital economy, supply chain and low-carbon economy.

He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration; in addition to a Master of Economics, major in Trade Economics; and a Bachelor of Economics, major in Trade Economics from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.