Liu Jian, president and editor-in-chief of the Economic Observer, addresses the Observer Forum. Photo: Sino-US.com
The 11th Observer Forum, organized by the Economic Observer, successfully concluded in Beijing on December 21.
At the forum, a number of government officials, academics and business leaders delivered speeches related to politics and economy, and exchanged views on China’s economic restructuring.
The forum noted that in 2014 China will further integrate into the world economy and ease restrictions on the financial and social sectors in an effort to maintain sustainable development. The reforms will break up the rigid interest structure and lead to systematic changes.
The 11th Observer Forum Photo: Sino-US.com
Many government officials and top entrepreneurs delivered keynote speeches at the forum, including Gu Shengzu, member of the Standing Committee of the NPC and deputy director of the NPC Financial Committee, Liu Shijin, vice president of the Development Research Center of the State Council, Zhang Shuguang, researcher of the Institute of Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Ji Zhihong, director of the Research Bureau of the People’s Bank of China, Huo Jianguo, president of the Chinese Academy of International trade and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce, Huang Nubo, chairman of Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, Qi Xiangdong, president of Qihoo 360 Technology, Tang Ning, CEO of CreditEase, and Zhang Guanghua, vice chairman of China Merchants Bank.
The attendees also shared their opinions on free trade zone and Internet finance at the forum.
(The article is translated and edited by Ding Yi)