2018 CICA Finance Summit Commenced in Chengdu
On December 7, 2018, the 2018 CICA Finance Summit commenced in Chengdu under the joint sponsorship of the China Association for the Promotion of Development Financing (CAPDF) and the Chengdu Municipal People's Government. The 2018 CICA Finance Summit is one of the major components of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA). Taking place over the span of two days, this edition of the summit revolved around themes such as "economic and financial openness and cooperation in Asia under the backdrop of protectionism" and "credit-building and industry-finance cooperation in the 'Belt and Road'," and also included a pair of sub-forums, namely "Prospects in CICA Financial Cooperation" and "Finance in Service of the Real Economy". Delegations from CICA member states like Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Russia, Israel, Vietnam, Pakistan, Qatar, Sri Lanka and Iraq participated in the summit and communicated about relevant subject matters.