Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and pay a working visit to Switzerland from Jan. 20 to 22, 2015. The WEF annual meeting, which will take place on Jan. 21-24 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, is to convene under the theme "The New Global Context". During his visit to Switzerland, Li will have talks with President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga when the two leaders will open celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two.


Chinese Premier wraps up visit in Switzerland

Premier Li Keqiang has wrapped up his visit to Switzerland and left for home.

Exclusive interview with former UK PM Tony Blair on China's 'new normal'

Our reporter Yang Shanshan sat down with former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair at the forum, and one of their topics of discussion was China's economic slowdown.

China says QE plan good for Chinese exporters

China's central bank says that Chinese exporters will benefit from the European Central Bank's newly announced quantitative easing plan. The People's Bank of China also says that the U.S. dollar would gain momentum from the plan while the Chinese yuan would likely face depreciating pressure against the greenback.

China's ‘new normal’ spells healthier economy

It is Day-3 of the 2015 World Economic Forum, China's economy, it's cooling down into a "new normal" phase and the implications this will have on the world economy has been one of the focal points at this year's gathering. Our Zhang He has been tracking the China related sessions at Davos for us and has this report.

IMF's Zhu: World needs normal heart for China's new normal

CCTV caught up with Zhu Min, the deputy MD at the IMF. Zhu says the world economy is also heading for a 'new normal' due to slowdown in countries like China. And that prompts new challenges for leaders gathering in Davos.

Li Keqiang: China has no ambition for supremacy

During his keynote speech, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also talked about China's stance on global conflicts.

Spotlight on China's economic growth slowdown at WEF

China's economy is firmly under the spotlight at this year's World Economic Forum.

Premier Li: Improvements in China benefits world economy

Premier Li Keqiang says the improvements in quality and efficiency of the Chinese economy are important contributions to maintaining stability and development of the world economy.

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Full Text of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's address at World Economic Forum annual meeting

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered a special address at the World Economic Forum annual meeting here Wednesday.

Spotlight: Chinese premier's Switzerland trip further develops bilateral ties, cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's presence at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and visit to Switzerland further promoted bilateral ties to a new level, and injected new conceptions into the cooperation.

Why is the world focusing on 'new normal' China?

China, according to Premier Li, is reforming like never before with a focus on economic structure, and the Chinese economy will keep going on wheels of reforms and efforts for happiness and success of its people.

Frank-Jürgen Richter: Li's Davos speech gives a clear outline of China's future

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s keynote speech at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 21 gave everyone a clearer idea of China’s aims and direction, said Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter, Chairman of Horasis and former WEF director of Asian affairs, in a written interview with CCTV.com.

Premier Li: Don't worry about a China slowdown

One day after China's GDP came in at 7.4 percent, Li assured the packed audience, of international business and government leaders, that China will avoid a hard landing, continue its ongoing reform and restructuring and ensure a prolonged period of sustainable future medium-to-fast growth.

China is not a lone hero

Despite many concerns about the future of world economic development in 2015, The Davos World Economic Forum will try to give more confidence to the world, and China as usual is becoming more important factor in the recovery of the global economy.

Backgrounder: The World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF), founded in 1971, is a Swiss nonprofit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva. It describes itself as an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas.

The forum is best known for its annual winter meeting in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland. The meeting brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals, and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world, including health and the environment.

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