On December 6th Events convened more than 120 policymakers, financial services executives, business leaders, academics and senior reporters at the third annual The Bellwether Series: China event in Beijing. Expert speakers shared views on the global landscape, China’s shadow banking, and they also asked and answered how will China pay for its cities? How will it pay for its elderly? The event closed with a keynote interview with the International Monetary Fund. 

Speakers included: 
Murtaza Syed (pictured below), Resident Representative, China, International Monetary Fund 
Keith Wade, Chief Economist and Strategist, Schroder Investment Management 
Wang Jian (pictured above), Chairman, China Life Pension, Assistant President, China Life Insurance Group 
Cui Zhiyuan, Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Zane Wang, Chief Executive Officer, China Risk Finance
Cao Honghui, Deputy Director General, Research and Development Institute, China Development Bank, Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Simon Cox steered discussions on-stage and on the sidelines. Simon was joined by co-chairs Vijay Vaitheeswaran and Xu Sitao.

To pre-register your interest for The Bellwether Series: China 2014, contact us at conferencesasia@economist.com

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