Roundtables & Working Groups

Since 1999, CBP has hosted closed-door specialised discussion forums for central bankers and the community.

Topics addressed over the years have included: reserve management, accounting frameworks, equities, gold, the renminbi, technology and payments. The agenda for the meetings, which take place in an intimate roundtable format and are targeted at senior policymakers and managers, is tailored each year to the needs of the participants.

In 2014 we launched a series of roundtable events in partnership with Bank of China (Hong Kong) focussing on the Renminbi, its internationalisation and use as a reserve currency. Attendees of this inaugural Renminbi Roundtable were unanimous in agreeing that this one-day event is an invaluable opportunity to come to gain detailed, practical insights into the renminbi and hear - first-hand - experiences of investing from central bank peers.

In the past year, Central Banking Publications has held roundtables in Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid, Vienna and Rome, these one day events provide an invaluable opportunity to gain detailed, practical insights into the Renminbi. In response to continued demand from reserve managers, Central Banking Publications, in partnership with Bank of China (Hong Kong), will hold its 6th Renminbi Roundtable on May 10th in Mexico City 2017.

The format limits participation to 30 delegates, so please indicate your interest in participating as soon as possible by contacting, Naomi Grice at [email protected].

About the Renminbi Roundtable
The recent pace of renminbi internationalisation has been rapid. In a few short years, China's currency has established itself as a de facto reserve currency, held by around 60 central banks. The reasons for this rise are clear: China is now the second largest economy in the world and the renminbi has become the 7th most used currency for payments. It will surely go higher.

The reserve manager's dilemma
Yet, while the economic arguments appear indisputable, from a practical reserve manager's point of view, many questions remain. There are concerns of the renminbi's convertibility, the depth of capital markets, issuer quality and market infrastructure

Previous participating institutions have included:
European Central Bank, Bank of Algeria, National Bank of Denmark, Bank of Finland, Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Netherlands Bank, People's Bank of China, Reserve Bank of Australia, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bank of Thailand, Bank Indonesia , Czech National Bank, Central Bank of Brazil, Banque de France, Bank of Spain, Reserve Bank of India, Swiss National Bank, Bank of Korea, Bank of Italy, Bank of Japan, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Central Bank of Iceland, Bank of Israel, Central Bank of Oman, Central Bank of Iraq, Central Bank of Kenya, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Central Bank of Ireland, Central Bank of Hungary, Sveriges Riksbank, State Bank of Pakistan, National Bank of Denmark, Bank of Thailand, South African Reserve Bank, Central Bank of Iran, Bank of Botswana, National Bank of Slovakia, Central Bank of Argentina, Central Bank of Malta, Deutsche Bundesbank, Norges Bank, Bank of International Settlements, National Bank of Serbia, Bank of England, Bank of Canada, National Bank of Slovakia, Central Bank of Chile and National Bank of Poland.

Central Banking continues to speak to the Central banking and Official sector community and the commercial sector specialist to create insightful, meaningful and beneficial roundtable meetings. Your views are important to help shape the agenda and content of future events. To discuss or introduce new concepts and ideas please contact: Nick Carver, Publisher of Central Banking or John Cook, Commercial Director.


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