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CCDC & ICMA Overseas Investor Annual Conference 2018
Date and Venue

13 December 2018
Time: 08.30-16.00

Suncuba Ballroom, 3/F, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
No.1288, Lujiazui Ring Road
Pudong New District

Event Overview

With further opening-up to international investors in the last year, China’s bond market is entering a new era of opportunities. In order to promote this opening-up and innovation in China’s bond market and to improve services for global investors, the 2018 CCDC & ICMA Overseas Investor Annual Conference, hosted by CCDC and co-organized by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), was held in Shanghai on 13 December, 2018.

The conference focused on topics including: China’s macro economy; new investment opportunities in China’s Interbank Bond Market (CIBM); tri-party repo and green bond innovations. In addition, the new CCDC Overseas Investor Index was released and the innovations and applications of related index products was shared during the conference. Speakers inluded CIBM regulators, financial infrastructures, industry associations and market participants on key themes, making the conference a platform for sharing insights and shaping the future of China’s bond market.

As China’s core financial infrastructure, China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Ltd. (CCDC) is devoted to building a safe, efficient and integrated bond market service platform to benefit this world’s third largest bond market and serve investors both home and abroad.


Thursday, 13 December 2018


Opening Remarks
Weiqun Bai, Supervisory, CCDC
Yang Zheng, Director-General, Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau
People’s Bank of China (PBC) Confirmed
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA

Keynote Address: Cross-border capital flows and financial market opening-up under the current macroeconomic situation in China
State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) Confirmed

Launch of ChinaBond Foreign Institution Investment Index

Kaynote Address: Introduction of ChinaBond Foreign Institution Investment Index
Fan Liu, Vice President of CCDC & President of ChinaBond Pricing Center


Tea Break

10.45 Keynote Address: Innovation and Application of ChinaBond Index Products
Qianyun Liao, Head of Index Dept., ChinaBond Pricing Center


Panel Discussion I: New Opportunities of CIBM Opening
Liangdui Xu, Vice President, CCDC 

Shisheng Shen, Deputy General Manager, Global Markets Dept., ICBC
Yimin Gong, General Manager, Shanghai RMB Trading Unit Financial Market Dept., Bank of China
Sophia Chung, Managing Director, Head of HSBC Securities Services, HSBC
Shenghua Si, Senior Investment Officer, Treasury, World Bank
Yan Pu, Principal, Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Review, Asia, Vanguard Investments Hong Kong Limited

12.00 Lunch  

Keynote Address: Sharing on Participating in CIBM by International Multilateral Financial Institution
Levan Zolotarev, Director General, Treasury & Portfolio Management, New Development Bank


Panel Discussion II: Green Bond – Rising Star Product
Moderator: Ricco Zhang, Director, Asia Pacific, ICMA

Chengjun Zhou, Deputy Director, Research Bureau, People’s Bank of China
Wei Kong, Convener, Lujiazui Financial City Council, Green Finance Development Committee
Herry Cho, Head of Sustainable Finance, Asia Pacific, ING
Yuan Liao, Deputy General Manager, China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Consulting Co., Ltd.
Yurui Niu, Vice President, ChinaBond Pricing Center

14.40 Tea Break  

Panel Discussion III: Value-added Services of Settlement Agency Mode
Moderator: Echo Jiang, Head of Cross-Border Settlement Center, CCDC Shanghai Headquarters

Yusheng Bi, Deputy General Manager, SPD Bank Hong Kong Trading Centre
Harry Peng, China Head, Prime, Futures & Securities Services (PFSS), Citi
Senan Yuen, Head, China Business Management, Fidelity
Daphne Huang, Chief Executive, China, SWIFT
Tiecheng Yang, Partner, Financial Services Group, Han Kun Law Office

Keynote Address: Analysis of Domestics and Overseas Bonds Master Repurchase Agreement
Minny Siu, Banking & Finance, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons


Keynote Address: Sharing on Strategy of China’s Bond Market Trade and Investment
Ming Ming, Chief Analyst of Fixed Income Dept, CITIC Securities

16.45 Event Close