43 Foreign Financial Institutions Determined to Participate in the Financial Services Thematic Exhibition of the 2020 CIFTIS

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  Beijing Daily Client | By Pan Fuda

  2020-08-09 11:56

  It is learned today that the Financial Services Thematic Exhibition of the 2020 CIFTIS, covering an area of 6,555 m2, will be held in early September. More than 100 financial institutions from 18 countries and regions will participate online and offline.

  As introduced by Huo Xuewen, Secretary of Party Leadership Group and Director-General of Beijing Local Financial Supervision and Administration, the thematic exhibition will be composed of five themed exhibition areas: the National Financial Management Center exhibition area, the financial industry opening-up exhibition area, the financial industry’s support for global service trade exhibition area, the future finance and smart finance exhibition area, and the global wealth management exhibition area.

  This Financial Services Thematic Exhibition gathers 43 international financial institutions, including Morgan Stanley, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Daiwa Securities, Goldman Sachs Gaohua, and Oaktree Capital, from 18 countries and regions such as the USA, Germany, France, the UK, Switzerland, Japan, Belgium, and the UAE. According to preliminary statistics, the thematic exhibition has successfully invited 26 leading financial companies from the world's top 500, and international institutions will account for over 60% of the total exhibitors in the comprehensive exhibition area of the Financial Services Thematic Exhibition. At present, the organization of offline Financial Services Thematic Exhibition has been completed, while invitation to the online event is still in progress till August 15.

  The total exhibition area of the Financial Services Thematic Exhibition is 6,555 m2, including a 555 m2 comprehensive exhibition area and a 6,000 m2 outdoor main exhibition area. High-tech means such as 3D, VR, AR, and 5G will be applied in the design of modern multimedia exhibition halls featuring smart technologies. By increasing the application of high-tech equipment, touch systems, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, etc., in financial services, this exhibition will present visitors a more intuitive impression of the content exhibited.

  It is worth noting that more than 100 domestic and foreign financial institutions will comprehensively set a new trend of global financial service trade and publicize the achievements of China's financial reform and opening-up to better convey positive signals of further opening-up of China's financial industry to the world. This exhibition will also create opportunities for global financial institutions to cooperate and exchange with each other, and build a platform for international trade in financial services. At the same time, the principle of inclusive finance will be implemented at the exhibition to present a diversified and practical financial feast with an international perspective to audiences all over the world.

  Three major forums will be held during the exhibition, namely the 2020 China International Finance Forum, the 2020 Global PE Beijing Forum, and the FIN-TALK between Chinese and foreign financial institutions. Hot topics such as "Accelerating the Development of the National Financial Management Center in the New Era", "The Impact of the Global Economic Pattern on Institutional Investors", "Strengthening International Financial Cooperation and Expanding the Opening-up of the Financial Industry", "Wealth Management in the Economic Transition Period" and "Exploration and Innovation in the Digital Finance Era" will be discussed at the three forums. At present, more than 80 experts and scholars from the world's top financial institutions and investment institutions have determined to attend the forums.

  Editor: Kuang Feng