Xu Wang joined as a visiting research fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre from December 2015 until December 2016. The purpose of his visit is to collaborate with Gordon Flake on the research projected titled “The MIKTA grouping in international relations”. He researched the potential cooperation between the MIKTA countries and China with the development of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Xu completed his doctorate degree at Institute of World Economy and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. During his Ph.D. study, he has worked in Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China for four months to research the relationships between exchange rates volatility and international trade. He has also worked for the Comparative Studies magazine as a part-time translator. After graduation, he joined Shandong Technology and Business University, Yantai, P.R. China.
Xu’s area of interest is China’s international relations – in particular China’s relations with South Korea and Australia.