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  May 31st, 2018 Thursday

BFA Update

Chinese President XI Jinping Meets with BFA Chairman Ban Ki-moon

On May 15, 2018, Chinese President XI Jinping met at the Great Hall of the People with Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Ban Ki-moon.XI Jinping pointed out that the BFA, established at the beginning of this century, reflects the initial aspiration of Asian nations to pursue strength through unity, jointly meet challenges and increase the influence of Asia. The mission and purpose of the BFA are to promote economic integration in Asia, and boost exchanges and cooperation between countries in the region and various countries in the world, so as to achieve mutual benefit and win-win results.

Boao Forum for Asia Holds the Event of “Meeting the BFA New Leadership” in Beijing

On the evening of May 14, 2018, the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) held the "Meeting the New Leadership of the Boao Forum for Asia" at Beijing Hotel. BFA Chairman BAN Ki-moon, Vice Chairman ZHOU Xiaochuan and Secretary-General LI Baodong attended the meeting as well as delivered keynote speeches.

Chairman BAN Ki-moon Holds Meetings with ZHOU Xiaochuan, BFA Vice Chairman and LI Baodong, BFA Secretary General in Beijing

On May 14, 2018, BAN Ki-moon, Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), held a meeting with China's Chief Representative to the BFA and Vice Chairman of the BFA ZHOU Xiaochuan and BFA Secretary General LI Baodong, respectively, in Beijing and reached extensive consensus on the direction, strategy, and planning of the BFA.

Chairman BAN Ki-moon Visits China

On the evening of May 13, 2018, BAN Ki-moon, the newly-elected chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) and the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, and his wife YOO Soontaek, arrived in Beijing to kick off their three-day visit to China.

Secretary General LI Baodong Meets with Gutierrez

On May 17, 2018, Secretary General LI Baodong met with Mr. Carlos Gutierrez, Member of BFA Board and Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, at the BFA Secretariat.

Secretary General LI Baodong Meets with Margaret CHAN FUNG Fu-chun, Honorary Director General of the World Health Organization and BFA Advisor

On the afternoon of May 15, 2018, Secretary General LI Baodong met with Margaret CHAN FUNG Fu-chun, Honorary Director-General of the World Health Organization and a member of the Council of Advisors of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Beijing.

Secretary-General LI Baodong Meets with Anwar Al-Hejazi, President of Aramco Asia

On May 16, 2018, LI Baodong, Secretary-General of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), met with Anwar Al-Hejazi, President of Aramco Asia, at the BFA Secretariat.

LI Baodong Meets with Ding Yuangang, Vice President of Broad Group and a Diamond Member of BFA

On the afternoon of May 8, 2018, LI Baodong, Secretary-General of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), met with DING Yuangang, Vice President of Broad Group, and his entourage at the Secretariat.

Political and Economic News

IMF forecasts upward trend in Asian economy and potential in Chinese economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released the latest Asia-Pacific Economic Outlook Report entitled “Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare” on May 9.

UN report forecasts that the world economy is set to grow over 3% this year and next year

The “World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018” issued by the United Nations on May 17 predicted that the world economy is set to increase by over 3% in 2018 and 2019, in excess of the previous expectations.

Research Center

《BFA Progress of Asian Economic Integration Annual Report 2018》

《BFA Asian Competitiveness Annual Report 2018》

《BFA Development of Emerging Economies Annual Report 2018》

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Premier LI Keqiang visits Toyota motor plant

Showcased at the showroom of Toyota motor plant in Hokkaido on May 11 are the cutting-edge high-tech products and technologies of this global automobile giant.

China Development Bank and Japanese MUFG Bank Ink a Contract

On May 11, HU Huaibang, chairman of China Development Bank (CDB), met with Nobuyuki Hirano, president of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group – which is Japan’s largest commercial bank – and chairman of MUFG Bank in Tokyo.

People's Insurance Company of China and China Meteorological Administration sign strategic cooperation framework agreement

On the afternoon of May 3, 2018, People's Insurance Company of China and China Meteorological Administration signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement in Beijing.

A taste of China's leading iconic cosmetic brand and a glimpse of future of hi-tech retail

JALA Group, reckoned as one of China's leading cosmetics and skincare companies, is on a trip with online retail giant Alibaba's Tmall visitingAustralia's major cities such as Melbourne and Sydney, showcasing not just products but also the future of retail industry which involves facial recognition technology and QR Codes. The first piece of tech was also called AR Smart Mirror.

BUILDER HONORS LENNAR AS 2018 BUILDER OF THE YEAR

After inking home building’s deal of the century, the production builder doubles down on creating value for both itself and its customers, with a sharp focus on what comes next.

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