Amar Razzaq is a highly accomplished academic who currently serves as an Associate Professor at Huanggang Normal University’ Business School in China. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Management from Huazhong Agricultural University and has previously earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Amar has also gained significant professional experience as a researcher. He has worked at the Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI) of Planning and Development Department, Lahore and has published over 40 research articles in renowned international journals. He is also respected guest editor and reviewer for numerous prestigious international journals.
Dr. Amar’s expertise and contributions to the field have been recognized by the Chinese Government, which has awarded him the Chinese Government Distinguished Scholar Award on two occasions (2019 and 2020).
His research interests include agricultural economics and policy, food marketing, food security, natural resource management, and consumer psychology, with a focus on the rural economy. Additionally, he is interested in promoting international cross-border e-commerce in Belt and Road countries. He has visited numerous rural areas in China to study the local e-commerce and "TaoBao" village model. As a founding member of Sino-Pak Cross-Border E-commerce Association and key member of Huazhong Agricultural University’s Cross-Border E-Commerce team, he is well-versed in this field and has even led a delegation of Chinese professors and entrepreneurs to Pakistan to participate in the Second International CBEC Forum. As a result of his expertise, he is frequently invited to speak at CPEC-related forums on the topic of Chinese rural e-commerce and its potential replication in Belt and Road countries.