The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) will co-organise the Financial Co-operation Conference with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in Hong Kong on 4-5 July 2016. The Conference will explore in depth monetary policy, capital flows, infrastructure financing and Asia financial co-operation, currently among the major economic and financial concerns. Mr LEUNG Chun-ying, Chief Executive of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Mr John C TSANG, Financial Secretary will attend and address the launch ceremony and luncheon respectively.
The theme of the Conference is the role of finance in stimulating growth in the real economy and aims to explore new approaches to achieving this from four different angles, namely monetary policy, capital flows, infrastructure financing and financial cooperation in Asia.
Asia-pacific and regional state leaders, heads of international organisations, financial regulatory officials and global business leaders including Mr Shaukat AZIZ, former Prime Minister of Pakistan; Mr JIN Liqun, President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Mr Philippe LE HOUEROU, CEO of the International Finance Corporation; Mr Stephen P. GROFF, Vice President of the Asian Development Bank; Ms WU Xiaoling, Vice Chairperson, Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China; Mr Norman TL CHAN, Chief Executive of the HKMA; Mrs Laura M Cha, Chairman of the Financial Services Development Council; and Mr Victor FUNG, Chairman of the Fung Group will attend the Conference.
Participants from the financial sector include Ms HU Xiaolian, Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of China; Mr ZHENG Zhijie, President of the China Development Bank; Mr Mark MACHIN, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board; Mr CHEN Siqing, President of the Bank of China; Mr Samir ASSAF, Chief Executive of the Global Banking and Markets of the HSBC; Mr Warwick SMITH, Chairman of China of the Australia New Zealand Banking Group Ltd; and Mr David WRIGHT, Vice Chairman of Barclays.
Renowned economists including Mr LI Jiange, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sun Yefang Foundation and Mr Andrew SHENG, Chief Adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission will also attend.
Subjects for discussion in the Conference are at Annex.
About the Boao Forum for Asia
As one of the foremost business-government dialogue platforms for Asia and emerging economies, the BFA convenes its Annual Conference in Boao, Hainan, China – a four-day brainstorming event focused on the most strategic and pressing issues of Asia and emerging markets, where participants will share their insights and solutions regarding these issues. Committed to promoting the economic integration of Asia, the BFA also holds annual conferences dedicated to the two topics of financial cooperation and energy & resources as part of its effort to facilitate the integration process.
About the Hong Kong Monetary Authority
The HKMA is the government authority in Hong Kong responsible for maintaining monetary and banking stability. The HKMA’s major functions are
to maintain currency stability within the framework of the Linked Exchange Rate System
- to promote the stability and integrity of the financial system, including the banking system
- to help maintain Hong Kong’s status as an international financial centre, including the maintenance and development of Hong Kong’s financial infrastructure
- to manage the Exchange Fund.
Boao Forum for Asia
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
28 Jun 2016