Top finance leaders gather for Lujiazui Forum 2020
The 12th Lujiazui Forum 2020 opened on Thursday in Shanghai and will last for two days. The theme of the event is “Shanghai International Financial Center 2020: New Starting Point, New Mission, New Vision.”
Government officials, regulators, financial leaders, as well as renowned economists and scholars from around the world are attending the forum and will discuss key topics in finance and the global economy. The aim of the event is to offer inspiring ideas and suggestions for the sustainable growth of the world economy.
For the forum, China's Vice Premier Liu He sent a written speech. Speeches were also delivered by Yi Huiman, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission; Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China; Guo Shuqing, chairman of China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission; and Pan Gongsheng, deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China and administrator of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange.
The forum consists of eight plenary sessions, focusing on topics such as financial market liberalization and Shanghai's development as a global asset management center.
The Lujiazui Forum was created as a high-level global platform in 2008 to foster international financial cooperation and further China's financial reform and market opening. Named after the financial district of Shanghai in the Pudong New Area, the forum also symbolizes Shanghai’s vision of becoming a leading international financial hub.