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    The key theme of the 7th annual World Chinese Economic Summit is ‘China and the World: Forging Euro-Asian Partnerships towards Shared Prosperity’

    7th World Chinese Economic Summit

    Registration fees start at £220. To register to attend click here.

    Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to visit the United Kingdom for a State Visit in October 2015. The 7th World Chinese Economic Summit from 10 to 11 November 2015 will enable UK and European businesses to assess the impact of the President’s visit and how it can further strengthen bilateral relationships and promote new business opportunities for companies in the UK and Europe.

    The theme for the 7th World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES), being held for the first time in London, is ‘China and the World: Forging Euro-Asian Partnerships towards Shared Prosperity’.

    WCES 2015, being co-organised by Asia House and Malysian think tank The Asia Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI), will bring together more than 200 participants – policy-makers, captains of industry, entrepreneurs, researchers and thought-leaders – from around the world.

    The WCES will look at the role China plays in world economic development and the opportunities that the Belt and Road initiative represents, as well as providing networking discussions on China’s economic rise and its impact on the rest of the world.

    The WCES will also focus on the growing markets of Southeast Asia with the coming into effect of the ASEAN Economic Community by December 2015. The Summit will look at how China, ASEAN and the UK can forge business partnership for shared prosperity and business growth.

    Panels topics will includeThe Belt and Road – What’s in it for Asia and Europe’; ‘China in the New World Economy – What is next for China and the World’; and ‘Rising New Growth of the World: Climate Change, Going Green and Ensuring Sustainability’. For more information on the programme and confirmed speakers please click here.

    A selection of the speakers include:-



    The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills



    H.E. Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former President of Indonesia



    HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, Sultan of the state of Perak, Malaysia



    Sir Andrew Cahn, Vice Chairman, Nomura International



    Hon Dato’ Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia



    H.E. Zeng Peiyan, Former Vice Premier of China and Chairman, State Development Planning Commission and Chairman, China Center for International Economic Exchange



    The Hon. Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Transport, Malaysia



    Zhou Wenzhong, Secretary General, Boao Forum for Asia



    Hon. Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, former Prime Minister of Malaysia



    Shaukat Aziz, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan


    The Right Honourable Lord Wei, Vice Chairman, All Party Parliamentary China Group and Chairman, Conservative Friends of the Chinese

    Sir John Boyd

    Sir John Boyd KCMG, Chairman, Asia House


    The World Chinese Economic Summit is a leading international summit that focuses on strengthening business, economic, and social ties between China, Southeast Asia and Europe. The objective is to bring together government, business, and thought leaders to discuss key issues, important trends and strategic challenges facing the global and regional economy and the role of China.

    The venues for the two-day Summit are The Savoy Hotel, The House of Lords and Royal Kensington Palace.

    To discuss sponsorship and partnership opportunities please contact Asia House Director of Corporate Affairs Charlie Humphreys via charlie.humphreys@asiahouse.co.uk

    For more information about the event and to see the complete agenda and list of speakers click here.

    Registration fees start at £220. To register to attend click here.

    You can tweet about the event @asiahouseuk using the hashtag #WCES2015.

    To read the Asia House announcement about the Summit click here.

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      10 November 2015
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