BIS’s Zhang Tao on why Asian central banks favour a broader policy mix

The BIS’s Asia chief speaks with Christopher Jeffery and Jimmy Choi about supporting liquidity, financial stability and innovation in the Asia-Pacific region

Credit: Jason Yung, BIS

You took up your role as chief representative for Asia in September 2022. What are the similarities and differences regarding your regional role at the BIS versus your previous position as deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund?

I have worked with a number of international organisations throughout my career. They all share some commonalities: working for the global and regional public good and towards international cooperation in different fields. At the IMF there was a focus

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