Sharon Zhengyang Sun
Trade Policy Economist


Sharon specializes in research on international trade and trade infrastructure policy. She is also a Distinguished Fellow for the Asia Pacific Foundation. Some of her major work includes the impact of Made-in-China 2025, China’s industrial policy, on Canadian trade and western Canadian export opportunities with Japan under the CPTPP. Other work includes addressing Chinese non-tariff barriers on Canadian agricultural exports among other trade agreement and trade related issues.

Sharon is a Ph.D. candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University. She has a background in international business (B.IB, Carleton University; MSc IB, ESCI-Pompeu Fabra University) and various international work experiences in business analysis, research and consultation. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was an associate researcher with the Centre for Trade Policy and Law and an instructor at the Sprott School of Business.


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