Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn David Lubin is the managing director and head of emerging market economics at Citi, as well as an associate fellow at Chatham House in London. Before joining Citi in 2006, Lubin had been at HSBC since 1989, where his career started in the field of sovereign debt restructuring negotiations with governments in Latin America and Eastern Europe. His book, Dance of the Trillions, which in part examines China’s crucial role in the finance of developing nations, was selected by the Financial Times as one of the best economics books of 2018. He holds degrees from Oxford University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. In this lightly edited conversation, we began by discussing whether China will ever open itself up fully to international capital markets and its approach to global finance. David Lubin.Illustration by Kate Copeland Q: How would you characterize China’s role within global finance today? What are some of the central shifts from 10 years ago, aSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.