Dr. Xu Qinhua is a Professor of International Political Economy and International Relation, focused on "the strategy and energy "and "the Belt and Road cooperation "at the School of International Studies (SIS) of Renmin University of China and a tutor of its PhD students.
She is the vice dean of National Academy of Development and Strategy (NADS), director of Centre for International Energy and Environment Strategy Studies at RUC; director of Center of Belt and Road Research at NADS, deputy director of Institute of Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Studies of SIS. She was the deputy director of the Research Office of the university who is in charge of the research activities of the whole university from 2016 to 2018.
Dr. Xu is also the author of 16 books and more than 100 papers and academic articles, such as Report of the Evaluation on the Competitiveness of Global Energy Enterprises (2018), Report on China's International Energy Cooperation (from 2009 till 2017), Energy Investments Political Risks under the Belt and Road Initiative (2017), China’s Energy Policy from National and International Perspectives: The Energy Revolution and The Belt and Road Initiative (2017), China Global Energy Strategy (2017), China Energy Policy in National and International Perspectives: A Study Fore-and-Aft 18th National Congress (2014), An Introduction of Energy Diplomacy(2012), New Geopolitics: Central Asia Energy and China（2007）etc.
She holds a number of core positions in various national and international organizations, such as the committee member of WEC (2012-2016), senior researcher of APERC (2007-2008). She is now the chief expert at the Research Advisory Base of Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA); Chair of Expert Committee of Belt and Road Energy Cooperation Network, NEA; the standing committee member of Chinese Petroleum Economic Professional Committee; secretary-in-general and vice president of Renewable Energy Professional Committee of China Energy Research Society; the senior researcher of Development Research Center of the State Council, China; honorary professor of Xinjiang University, and also the member of editorial board of International Petroleum Economics. She is the founder of China International Energy Cooperation Forum ( CIEC Forum ) since the year 2011.
Dr. Xu is a popular commentator of CCTV, has been interviewed by a lot of national and international media and she has her personal column at people.cn
Professor at School of International Studies, Renmin University of China
1987-1991, Beijing Foreign Studies University, B.A
1995-1998, Renmin University of China, M.A
1998-2000, Prague University of Economics, PhD courses
2003-2006, Renmin University of China, PhD
Political Economy of International Energy and Environment
Transformation of Eastern Europe and Central Asia
International Energy, Environment and Climate Change
New Security Studies
FIELD OF INTERESTS
global energy strategy; international energy cooperation; China energy policy; “ the Belt and Road” cooperation
China’s Energy Policy in National and International Perspectives: The Energy Revolution and The Belt and Road Initiative, Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2016 (the first author of the co-author in English and was re-published in China by the PIP both in Chinese and English in 2017).
China International Energy Strategy Studies, China Energy Policy in National and International Perspectives: A Study Fore-and-Aft 18th National Congress, Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2014 (the first author of the co-author in English).
International Comparison of Clean Energy Development during the Low Carbon’ Era, Wuhan: World Publishing Company (the first author), 2013.
An Introduction to Energy Diplomacy, Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (co- author), 2012.
Cultural Differences Comparative Studies: For Facilitating International Cooperation, Wuhan: World Publishing Company, 2012. (in English)
China Energy International Cooperation Year Book (editor-in-general), Beijing: World Affairs Press (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), 2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/ 2014/2015/2016/2017 (Re-published both in Russia in Russian , Korea in Korean and U.S in English)
New Geopolitics; Central Asia Energy and China, Beijing: the Contemporary World Press (International Department of Central Committee of C.P.C), 2007.
2. Monograph Chapters:
“Introduction,” “Making Energy Efficiency a National and Regional Policy Priority,” “Defining the Geographies,” Understanding Energy in China: Geographies of Energy Efficiency, APERC, 2010, pp.1-8, pp2-27, pp87-93, (41 pages, in English).
"Energy Pricing", Understanding Energy in China, APERC, 2009, pp.35-45, (11 pages, in English).
" China", APEC Energy Overview 2008, APERC, 2009, pp.14-25, (12 pages, English).
Chapter 2 “Privatization”, Chapter 3 “Financial System Reform”, Chapter 4 “Foreign Trade System Reform”, Chapter 6 “Social Security” (3rd and 4th Sections), in JI Jun’s ed., Comparative Research of Economic Transformation of Eastern European and CIS Countries, Beijing: Party School of the Central Committee of C.P.C Press, 2008.
Chapter 3 “Dual Monarchy Kingdom of Jordan” in Wang Tong’s ed., Contemporary Political System of Middle East, Beijing: Social Science Academic Press (Academy of Social Science), 2006.
History of Civilization of Central Asia, UNESCO, China Translation & Publishing Corporation, 2013.
4. Academic papers:
Risk Assessment of China’s Belt and Road Initiative’s Sustainable Investing: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach, Economic Political Studies, Issue 3, Vol.6, 2018
China’s Global Energy Strategy: From Energy Strength to Energy Power, Academic Frontier, Vol. 4, 2017.
Political Risk Assessment of Energy Investment in the Belt and Road Initiative, International Petroleum Economics, 2017.
Research on International Energy Initiative and Its Validity: A Normative Test on the Sample of Energy Cooperation Projects within the Framework of APEC, International Forum, 2016.
The Research Hypothesis of Global Energy Interconnection, China Power Enterprise Management, vol.4, 2015.
Energy Production and Consumption in China: Observation from Acts of the Developed Countries, Revolution, vol.8, 2014.
Distributed Energy, International Petroleum Economics, No.1-2, 2013. Outlook of World Energy Relation in 2012, International Petroleum Economics, No.1-2, 2012. Present Situation and Prospects of EU’s Energy Integration, Contemporary
International Relations (CICIR), No.5, 2012.
Post Finance Crisis Multilateral Energy Cooperation under the SCO Framework,
Russia, Center Asia and Eastern Europe Studies (Academy of Social Science, China), No.8, 2012.
Sino-Myanmar Energy Cooperation: Go far gradually? Energy (State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC), the People’s Republic of China), vol.41, 2012.
Effect of Low Carbon Economy on International Relations, Teaching and Research (Ministry of Education, China), No. 7, 2010.
Analysis on China’s Energy Diplomacy, Teaching and Research (Ministry of Education, China), No. 12, 2010.
APEC Multinational Energy Cooperation and China, Contemporary International Relation (CICIR), No. 12, 2009.
The Effect of Rocketing Oil Price on World Economy, Qiushi (Central Committee of CPC), No. 9, 2008.
Attitude of Chinese University Students on Energy Security, World Economics and Politics (Academy of Social Science, China), No. 2008.
China’s Energy Diplomacy and its Impact on Global Security, FES Briefing Paper, August 13 2007.
China Energy Cooperation with Central Asia and its Possibilities for India, Journal of Renmin University (in English) , No. 3, 2007.
Multinational Oil Companies and Caspian Energy Security, Studies of International Politics (Beijing University), No.3, 2005.
5. Conference Papers:
“Australia-Africa-China Developments: From the Perspective of ‘The Belt and Road Energy Cooperation’”, Australia-Africa Education Partnerships for Development AAUN Forum and AGM 4-6, Perth, September 2017.
“Drivers and Trade-offs underlying an Increased Use of Natural Gas for Electricity Generation in China”. APERC Annual Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 10 June 2015. Energy Cooperation under the framework of “One Belt One Road”, Energy and Climate, Asia Center, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 8-9 April 2015.
“World Oil Paradigm and China-US Relation”, Carnegie China Oil Forum, Washington DC, USA, 2 December 2014.
“Energy Security in the NEA Region”, NAPCI Forum, Seoul, Korea, 28-30 October 2014.
“The Present Situation and the Future: China’s Extractive Industry”, NEAT Working Group on the Governance of Extractive Industries, Jakarta, Indonesia, 20 August 2014.
“Understanding Energy Policy in China“, China Energy Policy Workshop (CEP 2014), City University of Hong Kong, 22 May, Hong Kong.
“Gapping the Understanding of Energy Security to Promote International Energy Cooperation in the World”, Chairwoman of Organizing Committee, China International Energy Cooperation Forum 2014, Beijing, 14-15 September 2014.
“Redefining China Energy Security”, WEC Commission Meetings, Paris, France, June 2013.
“China Natural Gas Security and its International Implications”, Asia Center Annual Conference, Beijing, China, June 2013.
“China Strategy on Asia Pacific Energy Cooperation”, Sino-US Dialogue, Hong Kong, January 2013.
“Alternative Policy Scenario for a More Secure and Sustainable Energy Future in China”, APERC Annual Conference, Tokyo, Japan, February 2012.
“Pricing Mechanism of Energy Resource”, Bo Ao Energy & Resources Roundtable, Qingdao, China, November 2011.
²China Energy Policy”, Working Group Meeting for ‘Study on Development of Energy Security Index and Assessment of Energy Security for East Asia Countries’, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2011.
“How is the Sino-Russia Relationship and will be going?” Moscow, Russia, May 2011. ( a series lectures)
“The Impact of Financial Crisis on Multilateral Energy Cooperation within SCO,” Tashkent, Uzbekistan, April 2011. “Application of Energy Policy in Low-Carbon Strategies of Mainland China”, Hong Kong ,China, September 2010.
“Geographies of Energy Efficiency in China”, APEC Energy Group (EWG) 37, Santiago, Chile, April 2009.
“Understanding Energy in China”, Expert Group on Energy Data and Analysis (EGEDA) meeting, Singapore, January 2009.
“Understanding Energy in China”, APEC EWG 36, Manila, Philippines, December 2008. “China Energy Security”, Sino-Europe Forum, the European Mayer Foundation for Human Progress, Brussels, Belgium, October 2007.
“ China Energy Diplomacy and its Implications for Global Energy Security ”, Global Energy Security, Berlin, Germany, August 2007.
“China’s Energy Cooperation with Central Asia and its Possibilities for India ”, Energy And Transport Linkages Between Central Asia and South Asia, Himalayan Research and Cultural Foundation and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, November 2006.
Study on “ the Belt and Road” Green Development, National Social Science Fund of China, 2018
Study on China’s Energy Diplomacy Strategy, National Social Science Fund of China, 2018
Two Different Approaches: The Belt and Road Initiative and The New Silk Road Strategy, CNPC, 2017
Study on the Key Foreign Investment Regions for Chinese Energy Industry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2015-2016
Research on Energy Security Safeguarding Mechanism under the International Energy Cooperation, NEA, 2015-2016
Study on the Global EE&C Policy and Technology Development, National Center of Energy Conservation, 2015-2016
Promoting Infrastructure Investment in APEC Region through Public-Private Partnership, APEC Secretariat and MOC, China 2014
CIEESS-OIES Joint-Project, Implications for China of North American Energy Independence, Britain Embassy to China (2013)
The Major Project of Education Ministry, Study of Major Issues of Low-Carbon Economy (2010-2012)
Ministry of the Land and Resources of the People’s Republic of China, Global Oil & Gas Resource Development Annual Study (since 2011)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Energy Working Group, Promotion of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Low Carbon Model Town of APEC through Distributed Energy Source – Identification of Potential, Challenges and Solutions (2011, project leader)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Energy Working Group, Understanding Energy in China: Geographies of Energy Efficiency (2009, study leader, the quarter award of the Japan Institute of Energy Research)
The MINGDE Brand Plan of Renmin University of China, The Theory and Practice of China’s International Energy Cooperation in Age of Low Carbon (project leader, since 2010, annual project)
NEA, National Talent Plan of Energy Resources (2011)
Major Project of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Model Building on Energy Intensity of Hong Kong Government (2010-2012) Education Ministry, International Clean Energy Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges (2010)
Project of 985 of Education Ministry, Strategy Study of International Energy Security (2009)
Ministry of Commerce, Study on Investment Environment in Central Asia (2008)
Centre of Asian Studies, Comparative Study on Energy Policy of Russia and Central Asia and China’s strategy (2007)
National Energy Commission (former National Energy Leading Group Office), Study on Strategic Framework of China's energy Strategy (2007-2009)