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Associate Professor, Co-Director of China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney, UNSW Sydney

Dr Zhou is Associate Professor, Director of Research, and Co-Director of the China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney. His research explores the most current and controversial issues in the field of international economic law (IEL), particularly the nexus between international trade law and China. He is the (co)-author of Between Market Economy and State Capitalism: China’s State-Owned Enterprises and The World Trading System (CUP, 2022) and China’s Implementation of Rulings of the WTO (Hart, 2019) and co-editor of Rethinking, Repackaging and Rescuing World Trade Law in the Post-Pandemic Era (Hart, 2021), Non-Market Economies in the Global Trading System: The Special Case of China (Springer, 2018) and The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: A 21st-Century Model (Hart, 2018). His work has appeared in all top journals in the field and in some of the best journals in the broader field of international law (such as the American Journal of International Law and International & Comparative Law Quarterly). His work has been cited widely, including in reports of the European Parliament, the Parliament of Australia, Australia’s Productivity Commission, US Congressional Research Services and World Economic Forum and by leading scholars in the field. Dr Zhou has taken a number of senior professional and academic roles internationally, including a former Executive Council Member and currently co-Secretary of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), and editorial board member of the World Trade Review and the Journal of International Trade Law and Policy.


  • –present
    member of UNSW Law's China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative, UNSW