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Davos gears up for economic forum

By Zheng Yangpeng ( Updated: 2014-01-15 18:46

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 will be held on Jan 22-25 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, according to a press conference held by the organizers on Wednesday.

More than 40 heads of state will attend the four-day meeting along with 2,500 participants. China will send more than 100 participants.

Zhang Xiaoqiang, vice-chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission of China, Zhu Min, deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Liu Mingkang, former chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, Wang Weiguang, former chairman of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Jiang Jianqing, former chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China will attend.

There will be three sessions in the forum directly related to China: The China Context; BRICS in Midlife Crisis and China, EU, US: the cooperation challenge.

Liu Yiping contributed to this story.

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