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Boao Forum Q+A: Zhang Hongli

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Zhang Hongli, Senior Executive Vice President of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) discusses the RMB, the euro and the dollar; the "three currencies that matter"

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Boao Forum: Day One

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On the first day of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Financial Cooperation Conference, held in Dubai, panellists and audience alike talked about their hopes for significant future cooperation between China and the UAE

Business

Boao Forum for Asia kicks off in Dubai

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Governmental officials, policymakers and academics convened in Dubai to talk through the important financial issues that Asia is tackling currently, on the first day of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Financial Cooperation Conference

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Boao countdown: strength in diversity

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The Boao Forum, set to take place in Dubai on November 23, embraces China’s growing cooperation with outside territories. Could growing trade ties with the Middle East, combined with an appetite to diversify its capital bases, see the country embrace Islamic finance?

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Boao Forum countdown: room to grow

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Hongbin Cong, managing director, Invest Dubai, explains why boosting mutual understanding between the business communities in Dubai and China is the key to realising true bilateral trade and investment potential

Art & Culture

A written wonderland

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The launch of an international writers centre ensured that the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is set to be a cultural force that reaches far beyond Dubai

Business

Boao Forum countdown: Islamic economy debrief

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Economic luminaries from China are set to descend on Dubai on the 23 November for the Boao Forum, in which Asia’s investment in the Islamic economy will be comprehensively discussed. V Shankar, CEO of Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas at Standard Chartered – and one of the speakers at the 2014 Boao Forum – makes the important point that the Islamic economy is crossing religious and cultural boundaries to become a global way of doing business for people of all nations

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