China's Belt & Road Initiative - Finance: What does China's Belt & Road Initiative mean for Luxembourg ?

Freitag 10 Nov 2017

Conférence / séminaire

Freitag 10 Nov 2017

10.00 - 14.00

Chamber of Commerce

We are delighted to invite you to the China’s Belt & Road Initiative - Finance seminar, the fourth event of the Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and China-Luxembourg Chamber of
Commerce ("CHINALUX") co-hosted event series on China's Belt & Road initiative.
Throughout the course of the event series, we endeavour to introduce and explore opportunities for
Luxembourg under the initiative – an intercontinental trade and infrastructure project focused on forging new economic corridors between China and Eurasia. The China’s Belt & Road Initiative - Finance seminar will take a “deep-dive” into the opportunities and experiences in the finance sector, taking a specific look at the role of different Luxembourg finance industry players under the initiative.


10:00: Registration
10:30: Opening Speech, Mr. Carlo Thelen, Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of
Luxembourg, Director General
10:35: Opening Speech, Mr. Dirk Dewitte, CHINALUX, President
10:40: Presentation: Impact of Belt & Road Initiative to European Financial Sectors, Mr. Bo JI, Cheung
Kong Graduate School of Business ("CKGSB") Europe, Chief Representative
11:05: Q&A
11:10: Panel Discussion: Role of Different Luxembourg Financial Industry Players in the Belt & Road
Initiative, moderated by Mr. Sascha Bremer, Luxembourg for Finance ("LFF"), Market Intelligence Advisor

  • Mr. Yves Maas, Luxembourg Bankers' Association ("ABBL"), Chairman
  • Mr. Camille Thommes, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry ("ALFI"), Secretary General
  • Dr. Lyu Ke, Bank of China Luxembourg, Deputy Head/Director Corporate Banking
  • Mr. Michael Pechner, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Mr. Ning Wang, PingPong Europe, Chief Business Officer & Chief Financial Officer

12:00: Concluding Speech: What does China’s Belt & Road Initiative mean for Luxembourg?, HE Pierre
Gramegna, Minister of Finance
12:15: Walking Lunch

Please register online (see link here below) no later than November 6th, 2017. Participation to this event is free of charge, however registration is compulsory. (registrations are closed as of 07/11/2017)

Event kindly sponsored by Bank of China, EY, GSK Stockmann and HSBC.

Full Event Series: Throughout the course of the China's Belt & Road initiative event series (formerly referred to under the now less commonly used English translation of "One Belt One Road"), ChinaLux and the Chamber of Commerce have and will continue to endeavor to introduce and explore the opportunities for Luxembourg under the initiative, with events following the launch highlighting opportunities and experiences in the Luxembourg logistics, ICT and finance sectors. To hear about the upcoming events, please sign-up to the ChinaLux mailing list (, and watch the events announcements from ChinaLux and Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg for more details.

For further information about this upcoming event, feel free to contact the Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, International Affairs team (Contact persons: Na Shi/Violaine Mathurin - T: (+352) 42 39 39-364/481 – or the CHINALUX Team (Contact: Sandy Wong/Sophie Smith - T: (+352) 621 188 143 -