November 6-7, 2018

New Economy Forum

Singapore

Relive the forum

The inaugural forum took place in Singapore during November of 2018, hosted by Michael Bloomberg. This new community of world leaders and global CEOs came together to seek private sector-led solutions to address the emerging risks, opportunities and challenges created by a world economy in transition.

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I now see the prospect of an economic Iron Curtain – one that throws up new walls on each side and unmakes the global economy as we have known it.

Hank Paulson

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary

China rejects China Cold War mentality … instead, we believe that with mutual respect and support we can make economic globalization more open, inclusive and balanced so that its benefits are shared by all.

Wang Qishan

Vice President, The People’s Republic of China

I very much hope that we have a global trading system and that we have a system which is more open and requires more cooperation.

Christine Lagarde

President, European Central Bank and Former Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

I now see the prospect of an economic Iron Curtain – one that throws up new walls on each side and unmakes the global economy as we have known it.

Hank Paulson

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary

China rejects China Cold War mentality … instead, we believe that with mutual respect and support we can make economic globalization more open, inclusive and balanced so that its benefits are shared by all.

Wang Qishan

Vice President, The People’s Republic of China

I very much hope that we have a global trading system and that we have a system which is more open and requires more cooperation.

Christine Lagarde

President, European Central Bank and Former Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

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2020 Forum

The annual forum makes its return to Beijing, convening the most influential leaders from East, West, North and South to collaborate, debate, and find common ground to shared challenges.

Press highlights

The 2018 forum drove more than 3.7 billion impressions across global media outlets. Check out some of the top headlines from the 2018 forum: