About The Silk Road Economic Council

The Silk Road Economic Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society that shapes the tectonic shift in global economic toward east.

The Forum strategy is simple and effective: Bring together the most relevant leaders from all sectors of global society, and identify the best ways to address the world’s most significant economic and trade challenges. It works as a catalyst for global initiatives, historic shifts, industry breakthroughs, economic ideas, and tens of thousands of projects and collaborations.

The Forum is deeply anchored in the public and private sectors with special interest in the One Belt One Road (Chinese: 一带一路) or the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road (Chinese: 丝绸之路经济带和21世纪海上丝绸之路). Bringing together the world’s foremost chief executives, heads of state, ministers and policy-makers, experts and academics, international organizations, youth, technology innovators and representatives of civil society in an impartial space with the aim of driving positive economic change.

The Forum is unique with impartial, no ideological or commercial interests. This does not mean that we are neutral – we are committed to improving the global economic development in ways that are objective, fair, measurable and sustainable.

The Forum is centered around the Silk Road Initiative and the 4th Industrial Revolution to bring attention to challenges that affect the future of global economic trade.

The Silk Road Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.