J.P. Morgan Welcomes World's Investment Community to Beijing

13th annual Global China Summit attracts over 2,200 delegates.

Policymakers, corporate leaders, China experts and institutional investors to identify new opportunities as China charts a new course of economic development.

Beijing - J.P. Morgan today announced the opening of its 13th annual Global China Summit in Beijing. Themed Charting a New Course, the three-day event brings together over 2,200 delegates from 50 countries, representing some of China’s and the world’s most influential companies and investors with US$15 trillion of assets under management.

As the Chinese economy transitions into a more sustainable level, the country is deepening its structural reforms, embracing technological innovation, accelerating its capital market development and broadening its overseas investments with the recent “Belt and Road” initiative. “At a time when China is front and center of the world’s most fundamental geopolitical and international trade discussions, understanding China’s proposition has never been so critical for global investors,” said Ms. Jing Ulrich, J.P. Morgan’s Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific.

Now in its 13th consecutive year, J.P. Morgan’s Global China Summit is one of the largest and most influential annual gatherings of business leaders in China, with an exceptional line-up of speakers with a distinguished representation of their fields. The Summit will cover a broad range of themes, including China’s financial and economic outlook, the “Belt and Road” initiative, urban development and natural resources, geopolitics and global trade in transition, strategy for superior investment returns, trends in retail and e-commerce, the future of mobility, China’s leadership in global FinTech, the evolution of entertainment, and the role of Internet in value creation. “Our flagship Summit will bring together government officials, policymakers, and leaders of Chinese and multinational corporations, as well as the world’s acclaimed China experts, providing unique insights into China’s evolving course of development,” added Ms. Ulrich.

Speakers at J.P. Morgan’s 13th annual Global China Summit include:

  • Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Zhu Guangyao, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, People’s Republic of China
  • Wang Yiming, Vice Minister, State Council Development Research Center
  • Rt. Hon. Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • The Hon. John Howard OM AC, Former Prime Minister of Australia
  • Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner, WilmerHale, Former U.S. Trade Representative
  • The Hon. Thomas “Mack” McLarty, Chairman, McLarty Associates, Former White House Chief of Staff
  • General Raymond Odierno, President, Odierno Associates, Former U.S. Army Chief of Staff
  • Ambassador Sun Zhenyu, Chairman, China Society of WTO Studies, First Ambassador of China to the WTO
  • Lord Sassoon, Chairman, China-Britain Business Council, Executive Director, Jardine Matheson
  • Tu Guangshao, Vice Chairman and President, China Investment Corporation
  • Gu Shu, President, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
  • Lyu Jiajin, President, Postal Savings Bank of China
  • Daniel D'Aniello, Co-Founder and Chairman, The Carlyle Group
  • Lai Xiaomin, Chairman, China Huarong Asset Management
  • Gregory Curl, President, Temasek International
  • Yuri Milner, Founder, DST Global
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric
  • Neville Power, CEO, Fortescue Metals Group
  • Eraldo Poletto, CEO, Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Victor Koo, CEO, Heyi Ventures, Founder, Youku Tudou
  • Gregory Gibb, Chairman and CEO, Lufax

About the J.P. Morgan Global China Summit
Held annually in Beijing since 2005, J.P. Morgan's Global China Summit has become one of the world’s leading events on China. Drawing together senior policymakers from around the world, key Chinese government officials and executives across a range of industries and sectors, the Summit delivers strategic business insights for companies and investors as China continues its global rise. More than 2,200 delegates from 50 countries, including investors representing firms with USD15 trillion in assets under management attend the three-day Summit.