Yanting Zhou

Principal Economist, APAC


  • Asia
  • China
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Yanting leads our in-house macroeconomic research for Asian economies, working closely with commodity teams across the company to align macro views and commodity demand. She joined Wood Mackenzie in 2015 as a copper demand analyst and draws on her knowledge and experience of commodity end-use markets in China and major economies in Asia, which extends to the property, electrical network, transportation, machinery and appliance sectors.

Yanting started her career in the natural resource industry in Rio Tinto‘s Economics and Markets team, where she focused on the economic outlook for China and long-term metals demand analysis.


MS, Economics, Tufts University

BA, Economics, Nankai University