China's Vice Premier, Huawei, ByteDance Chiefs to Attend Davos Summit
Gao Ya
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China's Vice Premier, Huawei, ByteDance Chiefs to Attend Davos Summit

(Yicai Global) Jan. 21 -- The World Economic Forum's annual Davos summit, kicking off today, will attract China's top business leaders, including the founders of Huawei Technologies and ByteDance, to join discussions about trade, slowing economic growth, and innovation.

The Chinese delegation contains more than 100 people, including Vice Premier Han Zheng, Huawei's Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei, and ByteDance's CEO Zhang Yiming, David Aikman, chief representative of the WEF's China office, told Yicai Global at a press conference.

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are also expected to take part in the four-day event that gathers more than 2,800 participants from 118 countries and regions in a Swiss ski resort each year.

The 50th WEF meeting will present visitors and guests with nearly 90 talks about fifth-generation wireless networks, artificial intelligence, digital currencies, cybersecurity, career development, and environmental protection. It will also share regional outlooks to seek solutions to pressing issues.

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Keywords: Davos Forum , AI , 5G , WEF , Vice Premier , Huawei , ByteDance