Peking: China is currently taking the lead in economic recovery from the strike brought by COVID-19. The recovery of global economy in the post-pandemic era and the new challenges that China will face in the future have become the focus at home and abroad. From October 20 to 21, Peking University Global Financial Forum 2020 was held in Hangzhou International Expo Center.
The theme of this forum is “The Financial and Economic Development in the Post-Pandemic Era.” Nearly 500 alumni and guests from academia, political circles, and financial sectors exchanged views on a range of issues, such as the great changes in the post-pandemic era, the “dual circulation” pattern and China’s development in the new stage, the impact of digital technology on financial landscape, RMB exchange rate and more.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Hai Wen, vice chair of Peking University Council, dean of Peking University HSBC Business School, vice president of Peking University Alumni Association and president of the Union of Finance Alumni Association of Peking University, said as China makes notable outcome in epidemic prevention and control, economic recovery and a new round of development have become a key issue. Meanwhile, Hai added that special attention should also be paid to the changes of international development environment. Hai hopes that the distinguished guests can offer their insights so as to deepen exchanges and cooperation among PKU alumni in the financial sectors and promote the development of financial industries and global economy.