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  June, 27th, 2017 Tuesday

BFA Update

Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong attends US-China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue

Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong was invited to attend the 9th US-China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue.

Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong Visits Tianjin

At the invitation of the Tianjin Municipal Government, Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong went to Tianjin for a two-day visit from June 1 to 2, 2017.

Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong Attends Inaugural Ceremony of Institute of International and Regional Studies of UIBE

On June 13, 2017, Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong was invited to attend and address the inaugural ceremony of the Institute of International and Regional Studies of the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing.

Secretary General Zhou Attends Think Tank Report Release and Panel Discussion on Sino-US Relations

On May 22, 2017, Secretary General Zhou Wenzhong was invited to participate in the release of a think tank report titled “Beyond Differences: Exploring a New Pathway to a Win-Win Partnership” in Beijing as well as a panel discussion on Sino-US relations.

BFA holds conference as part of 10th Astana Economic Forum

On June 15, 2017, the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) One Belt One Road—the New Driver of Global Trade Conference was held in the Palace of Independence, Astana, Kazakhstan.

BFA Bangkok Conference opens in July: why is this conference so important?

BFA will convene a conference in Bangkok, Thailand on July 11, 2017 with the theme of “Asian Regional Cooperation: New Challenges, New Approach”.

Political and Economic News

IMF warns that issues of population aging and low productivity are likely to “kill” the Asia-Pacific economy

IMF mentioned on the 9th in a report that even though Asia-Pacific remains the region with the most robust long-term economic momentum in the world, its medium-term economic growth would likely be contained by population aging and low productivity.

The FAO expects rice trade to continue to grow

The food price index released by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization recently showed that the current supply surplus of global grains resulted in the drop in prices in April.

Report on Overseas Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises

The “No. 14 Report on 2017 Overseas Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises” jointly compiled by the Ministry of Commerce, the SASAC and the United Nations Development Program was officially released at the “Belt and Road Forum on International Cooperation”.

Goldman Sachs report: the world's 60% venture capital flows to technology companies

The latest statistics show that the global venture capital reached $121 billion, a record high.

The Global Talent Competitiveness Index is released

In mid May, INSEAD, Adecco, and HCLI jointly issued the “2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index Report” (hereinafter referred to as the Report), which shows that China's talent competitiveness is at middle level.

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BFA Holds its 2nd Member and Partner Activity in 2017

On May 24, 2017, the Boao Forum for Asia held its 2nd member and partner activity at Great Wall Chateau Sungod in Huailai County.

Singapore's former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong has joined the friend circle of China's top global experts

On the afternoon of May 18th, Li Yinheng, Executive Vice Chairman of Board of China Minsheng Investment, met with Goh Chok Tong, former Prime Minister of Singapore, Honorary State Counselor, at Istana, where the two sides held cordial and friendly exchanges on a series of issues of common concern.

Friendship Built at Bo’ao Continues: Heraeus and Far East Leaders Met Again

Jan Rinnert, Chairman of the Board of Management of Heraeus Group, and Dr. Ai Zhouping, President of Heraeus Greater China Regional Headquarters, paid a visit to Far East Holding Group by invitation on May 24, and were warmly welcomed by Jiang Xipei, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Secretary of the Party committee of Far East Holding Group Co., Ltd.

Ye Jianming Meets Rothschild & Co Executive Deputy Chairman and His Delegation

On May 10, Ye Jianming, Chairman of the Board of CEFC China, met Alexandre de Rothschild, Executive Deputy Chairman of Rothschild & Co.

China Development Bank holds a high-level dialogue with the United Nations Development Program

The National Development Bank and the United Nations Development Program held high-level dialogue in Beijing today.

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