Digital Finance Forum of Global Digital Economy Conference 2024 Held in Beijing

On July 3, the Digital Finance Forum of the Global Digital Economy Conference (GDEC) 2024, themed "Joint Development by Integrating Digital Economy and Real Economy", was held in Shijingshan District, Beijing. As one of the major sub-events of this year's GDEC, the forum attracted more than 100 representatives from financial institutions and enterprises.


Photo taken during the Digital Finance Forum of GDEC 2024

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At the forum, heads of international financial organizations, senior experts and scholars, and business leaders from the United States, Germany, Denmark, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries and regions gathered to discuss and exchange ideas on "accelerating the intellectualization and digitalization of the finance sector".

It was disclosed at the forum that Shijingshan District would expedite the deep integration of the digital economy and the real economy, and launch pilot programs relevant to digital renminbi (RMB), including those about first orders and first transactions. The district will also accelerate the construction of a comprehensive pilot zone for digital RMB. Previously, Shijingshan District and PICC Payment jointly released a solution for the use of digital RMB in the auto insurance industry, taking the lead in applying digital RMB under real-name payment scenarios for insurance commercialization nationwide.


Signing ceremony

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This forum is jointly organized by the Organizing Committee of the Global Digital Economy Conference, Shijingshan District People's Government of Beijing Municipality, and Asia Data Group.

At the forum, Shijingshan District signed strategic cooperation agreements with 10 institutions and project sponsors including the Beijing branch of China Minsheng Bank and the Beijing branch of the Bank of Ningbo. Shijingshan District will join hands with these institutions to jointly build a digital financial innovation center and inject fresh impetus into the development of digital finance in the capital city of China.

(Sources: CNR, Beijing Daily App,