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The 13th China Reform Forum Concluded in Beijing

Time:2015-12-21
 

On 13 th of December, the 2015 China Society of Economic Reform Annual Conference (The 13th China Reform Forum), hosted by CSER and sponsored by China Reform Foundation and International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission, was successfully held in Yuan Wang Lou, Beijing. More than 200 delegates from governments of different provinces, enterprises, financial and research institutions as well as press attended the Forum. The Forum, themed “13 th ‘Five-Year’ Period Reform: Innovations and Breakthroughs”, explored visions for comprehensively deepening reform, difficulties lying ahead and practical paths. It is the first time that ICC being one sponsor of the Forum and organized two sub-forums themed “Mixed-ownership Economic Reform” and “Renminbi Internationalization”.

The 13th China Reform Forum


In the morning session, President Song Xiaowu of the China Reform Foundation chaired the opening ceremony and Vice Chairman Lian Weiliang of NDRC, Honorary President Gao Shangquan of CSER and President Peng Sen delivered speeches. In the session chaired by Vice President Chi Fulin of CSER, Vice Chairman Yang Weimin of Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs, Member of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and Deputy Director of Finance and Economic Committee Ms. Wu Xiaoling, former Deputy Director General of the Development and Research Center of the State Council Mr. Liu Shijin, Director of the Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance Mr. Liu Shangxi and Associate Researcher of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, MOFCOM Mr. Wang Zhile delivered speeches revolving around such issues of the 13 th “Five-Year Period” as reform initiatives and key points, financial reform and innovation, reform innovation and risk prevention and control, new breakthroughs of the financial reform as well as the initiation of a new round of high-level opening-up measures.


Keynote speeches given by Vice Chairman Yang Weimin of Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs, Member of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and Deputy Director of Finance and Economic Committee Ms. Wu Xiaoling, Director of the Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance Mr. Liu Shangxi and Associate Researcher of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, MOFCOM Mr. Wang Zhile


Mr. Gao Shangquan, Mr. Peng Sen and Mr. Chen Taiqing at the sub-forum ““Mixed-ownership Economic Reform”


Dr. Cao commented that the two sub-forums were very successful in realizing expected achievements. The internalization of Renminbi has entered into a key and sensitive stage. As to its future direction, views still vary.


Director General of ICC Mr. Cao Wenlian spoke at the sub-forum


“Reforms must be further promoted. Without reforms, China’s long-term economic growth will come to naught. Without long-term economic growth, the base for strong Renminbi will be flimsy.” The Forum drew a successful conclusion following the remarks made by renowned host Ms. Yang Yanqing.

 
 
Translated by Zhao Wei

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