On January 26, the 2016 launching ceremony of B20 was held in the Great Hall of the People. Chairman Frank Ning acted as President of the trade and investment group and attended the activities of the launching ceremony.
During the conference of trade and investment group, Mr. Ning unveiled the list of co-chair, cooperative organizations, cooperative think tank and the members and also proposed the orientation of three issues of this year: First of all, complete the trade cooperation mechanism, restrain and eliminate protectionism; Second, boost ratification and implementation of Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA); Third, construct the global investment and governance system.
Mr. Ning also attended the seminar titled “Role of B20 in the global economic governance” as a guest and issued his opinions in terms of B20 mechanism, role and the future development orientation.
Wang Yang, Vice Premier of the State Council attended the launching ceremony and issued an important speech. This launching ceremony signified the B20 Chinese-Year was formally started. Around 500 representatives from G20 member countries, trade associations, famous enterprises and related international organizations and associations from other related countries attended the launching ceremony.