On Friday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hosted a 1+6 roundtable dialogue in Beijing with the heads of six major international organizations, including World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryder, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Secretary-General Angel Gurría and G20 Financial Stability Board Chairman Mark Carney.
The theme of the dialogue was to promote strong, sustainable and balanced growth of the global economy.
The participants reached several consensuses. All the participants agreed that efforts should be made to boost structural reform and financial stability. They also agreed that new sources of growth, such as innovation and the digital economy, should be jointly boosted for the sake of the global community. And they called for regional trade agreements to be transparent, inclusive and open.
All the participants agreed that the meeting was constructive and fruitful, and it should become a regular mechanism to strengthen ties between China and these international organizations, so as to deepen economic and financial communication and cooperation, and jointly explore responses to global economic challenges.