On January 23—25, Capt. Xu Lirong, Chairman of COSCO SHIPPING, attended the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 held in Davos, Switzerland. The theme of the Forum this year is Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World. Over 2,500 leaders from governments, businesses, international organizations, civil society, media, academic and art communities attended the meeting.
In the Annual Meeting, Capt. Xu Lirong attended the opening ceremony, CEO Dialogue with Chinese and Foreign Entrepreneurs, panel discussions on China’s Economic Policy, and China in the New Era. In the CEO Dialogue, Capt. Xu Lirong exchanged views on common concerned topics with Chinese and international business executives.
On the afternoon of January 23, Capt. Xu Lirong joined a dialogue cochaired by Professor Schwab and Mr. Xiao Yaqing, Stateowned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) of China, and shared his opinions on related issues. Prior to the meeting, Professor Schwab had a talk with Capt. Xu Lirong and other business representatives.
In an interview with CCTV, Capt. Xu Lirong noted that, COSCO SHIPPING will further exploit the advantages as a global company in the new era, and better serve the world economy and global trade, so as to promote global connectivity and bring convenience and happiness to the mankind.