2016-8-19
  aking note of the yuan’s growing influence in the global and domestic economy, and the rapid pace of Chinese investment overseas, the 19th China International Fair for Investment & Trade will include a forum to examine investment policies, cases of investment practices, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) trends worldwide.
  Government officials from China’s Ministry of Commerce, foreign diplomats, M&A associations, and investment agencies are invited to attend the forum to explore new investment opportunities in the context of the growing influence of the yuan.
  Time:
  Afternoon of Sept 9.
  Location:
  Xiamen Convention and Exhibition Center, Xiamen, Fujian province.
  Organizers:
  China Association of Private Equity (CAPE),
  China International Investment Promotion,
  Beijing Financial Assets Exchange,
  Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Convention and Exhibition Affairs
  Tentative schedule
  3:00 pm – 3:20 pm
  Liu Dianxun, director of the investment promotion bureau at the Ministry of Commerce, and Yi Xiqun, executive vice-president of the China Association of Private Equity, are to give speeches at the commencement of the forum.
  3:20 pm – 3:30 pm
  Keynote speech by Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, European Union ambassador to China
  3:30 pm – 3:40 pm
  Keynote speech by Myron Brilliant, executive vice-president of the US Chamber of Commerce.
  3:40 pm – 3:50 pm
  Keynote speech by Xu Jinghong, chairman of Tsinghua Holdings Co.
  3:50 pm – 4:00 pm
  Release of two research reports.
  The report on global M&A activities in 2016 is a joint effort between the China Association of Private Equity (CAPE) and the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The report on legal services for companies undergoing M&A activities is a joint report by CAPE and the law firm Jones Day.
  4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
  Roundtable session to talk about global M&A trends.
  4:40 pm – 5:20 pm
  Roundtable session to compare the similarities and differences of M&A activities taking place in China and Germany
  5:20 pm – 6:00 pm
  Roundtable session to address the challenges overseas markets present to Chinese companies.
  6:00 pm – 6:05 pm
  Wang Qiongwen, director of Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Convention and Exhibition Affairs will give a speech summarizing the forum.
  A VIP dinner party will take place later in the evening and to reserve a seat at the event, please call 010-8808-6895, 010-8808-7229, or 010-8808-6775.
  From: http://www.xmce.org/en/detail.asp?id=4727