Participants from 90 countries will gather at Summer Davos

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Hundreds will gather Sunday at the Chinese port city of Tianjin for Summer Davos, a meeting where business leaders, policy makers and academics discuss strategies and solutions for global issues.

This year’s theme is “The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Its Transformational Impact.”

CCTV’s Martina Fuchs reports from Tianjin.

Participants from 90 countries will gather at Summer Davos

Participants from 90 countries will gather at Summer Davos

It's an annual meeting where business leaders, policy makers and academics discuss strategies and solutions for global issues.

Soon, nearly 2,000 participants from 90 countries will meet in China’s coastal city of Tianjin for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is expected to deliver a speech on Monday, and other high-level guests will include Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun or Travis Kalanick, Uber’s CEO and Co-Founder.

Following the Brexit referendum, participants will also discuss the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision last week to keep interest rates unchanged and the potential of one or two hikes later this year.


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