On the morning of August 19th, the second Shizimen Finance Week was opened at the Zhuhai International Convention and Exhibition Center. Yan Wu, deputy mayor of Zhuhai City, and Zhao Baige, Chairman of the Belt & Road International Think Tank Expert Committee of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. Mr. Fu Jianguo, President of the Macao Chinese Enterprises Association and Chairman of the Board, Nam Kwong Group, attended the event and hosted the launching ceremony together with Huang Qifan, Vice Chairman of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, Zhao Baige, and Yang Chuan, Director of the Hengqin New District Management Committee.
After the launching ceremony, Huang Qifan, Li Lihui, former President of Bank of China and Vice Governor of Hainan Province, Wang Zhongmin, former Vice Chairman of the National Social Security Fund Council, Xu Lin, Chairman of the China-US Green Fund, and Ba Shusong, Chief Chinese Economist of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, etc. focused on the theme of “Finance + Empowerment Industry Integration and Development” and delivered keynote speeches on Hengqin's exploration of promoting innovation practices and deepening Zhuhai-Macao cooperation in multiple fields.
Under the guidance of the Zhuhai Municipal People's Government, the Shizimen Finance Week was jointly sponsored by the Hengqin New District Management Committee, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Belt & Road International Think Tank, and the Macau Chinese Enterprise Association. During the three days, a number of multi-disciplinary exchange platforms such as “finance + technology”, “finance + big health”, “finance + tourism”, “finance + culture” will be set up and further explore the multi-industry values such as technological innovation, medical health, cross-border commerce, tourism & exhibition, professional services, etc., and offer more insights from various perspectives upon the development of Hengqin financial industry and cross-border financial cooperation between Zhuhai and Macao. Over 300 participants deeply involved in the financial sector from all over the country participated in the event.