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2017, 40th ADFIAP Annual Meeting in Macao

40th ADFIAP Annual Meeting

DFIs & SDGs: Opportunities and Challenges
MAY 10 – 12, 2017


Message from the Chairman


Welcome Message from the Chair

On behalf of the ADFIAP Board of Directors, I am delighted to welcome all delegates and guests to Macao, China, for the 40th ADFIAP Annual Meeting that will take place from May 10 to 12, 2017. I am equally pleased to invite you to this event as ADFIAP celebrates its 40 years of existence and to personally thank you for your continuing support of your association’s work and advocacy to advance sustainable development.

This annual programme, devoted to the practice of development banking, will give participants a platform to exchange ideas, discover novel opportunities, reacquaint with colleagues, meet new friends, and broaden their knowledge. The conference will held at at the Macao Science Center, which is a modern, multi-functional facility on the beautiful Macao waterfront.

China Development Bank (CDB) was founded in 1994 as a policy financial institution under the direct leadership of China’s State Council. It was incorporated as China Development Bank Corporation in December 2008, and officially affirmed by the State Council as a development finance institution in March 2015.


CDB has a registered capital of RMB 421.248 billion. Its shareholders include the Ministry of Finance (36.54%), Central Huijin Investment Ltd. (34.68%), Buttonwood Investment Holding Co., Ltd. (27.19%), and the National Council for Social Security Fund (1.59%).

CDB provides medium- to long-term financing facilities that serve China’s major long-term economic and social development strategies. By the end of 2015, its assets grew to RMB 12.62 trillion, with RMB 9.21 trillion outstanding loans and a cumulative recovery rate of 98.78%, a proud record that has been kept for 16 consecutive years. We have also improved business sustainability and risk management, delivering a net profit of RMB 102.788 billion, ROA of 0.90%, ROE of 11.74%, and a capital adequacy ratio of 10.81%. Professional credit rating agencies including Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s have rated CDB at the same level as China’s sovereign credit.

CDB is the world’s largest development finance institution and the largest Chinese bank for outbound investment and financing, long-term lending and bond issuance. It ranked 87th on the Fortune Global 500 list in 2015.

CDB currently has 37 primary branches and 3 secondary branches on the Chinese mainland, one offshore branch in Hong Kong and six representative offices in Cairo, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, Caracas, London and Vientiane, with a total staff of about 9,000. Its subsidiaries include CDB Capital Co., Ltd., CDB Securities Co., Ltd., CDB leasing Co., Ltd. and China-Africa Development Fund Co., Ltd.

Travel Documents

Please make sure that you have all the documents/personal needs/subsistence allowance prior to your departure for Macao, China. These should include:

  • Roundtrip ticket (itineraries confirmed);
  • Valid passport with a validity period of at least six months beyond the time of stay allowed in Macao and visa stamped to enter Macao (if needed);
  • Official letter of invitation (ADFIAP and local organizer);
  • Program of activities;
  • Personal medicines; and,
  • Personal travel accident insurance

For emergency assistance, mobile phone number to contact is:
Mr. Andrew Jiang: +853 6372 1374 (mobile) or via landline, +853 2871 5616.

Arrival Information

There are two (2) ways with regards to arrival arrangements in Macao:

1) Via Macao International Airport – Delegates need to pre-arrange their arrival pick-up with ADFIAP. Cost of one-way transfer is approximately US$78 for a 7-seat car, good for about 5 people with luggage while a limousine (Mercedes Benz) would cost about US$104 (one-way transfer). Rates are quoted as of February 6, 2017.

2) Via Macao Ferry Terminal – Complimentary transfers will be provided for delegates arriving at the Macao Ferry Terminal and will be assisted by local organizers who will field their staff carrying ADFIAP sign on-site to bring the delegates from ferry terminal to Harbourview Macao Hotel and back. (Schedule of shuttle bus service is enclosed).

All arrival/departure details need to be communicated to the ADFIAP Secretariat on or before 31 March 2017 c/o: Ms. Sandy Lim via email: [email protected].

Conference Fee

Since we do not have an official host for the meeting, a minimal conference fee of US$230 per person will be charged by the local organizers which would include the following:

  • Lunch at Macao Science Center for 2 days (May 10 and 11); and Fellowship Day lunch (May 12) name of restaurant to be announced later;
  • Morning and Afternoon coffee breaks at Macao Science Center for 2 days (May 10/11)
  • Chinese Dinner (May 10) and Portuguese Dinner (May 11)
  • City Tour (half day) including entrance fees, tour guide) on May 12;
  • Hotel complimentary shuttle bus to & from Macau Science Center on May 10/11
  • Complimentary transfers from Macao Ferry Terminal to Harbourview Hotel Macau and back for delegates taking the ferry services.

Hotel Accommodation/Travel Costs

Majority of the delegates will be booked at the Harbourview Hotel Macau (pls. refer below for contact details and hotel rates). Hotel accommodation and travel costs will be borne by the delegates.

Hotel Contact Details

Harbourview Hotel Macau
Avenida Dr., Sun Yat Sent
Macau, CHINA
Phone Number: +853 8799 6688

Hotel Rates

Harbourview Hotel Macau
Room TypeStandard RoomStandard RoomStandard RoomStandard Room
No. of rooms10010010070
Room rate (w/ 2 BBF)$850$850$850$960
Room Rate (w/ 1BBF)$800$800$800$910
Room rate (Room only)$750$750$750$860

Conversion of US Dollar to Hongkong dollar: US$1.00 = HKG dollar 7.75755 (as of Feb. 6, 2017)


Association of Development Financing Institutions
in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)

2nd Floor, Skyland Plaza, Senator Gil Puyat Avenue
Makati City 1200, PHILIPPINES
Tel. No.: +63-2 816 1672/843 0932
Fax No.: +63-2 817 6498

Contact Person

Ms. Sandy I. Lim, Executive, Membership Services
E-mail: [email protected]
Mobile No.: +63 920 907 3882

Main Supporting Organization

China Development Bank
18 Fuxingmennei St., Xicheng District
Tel. no.: +86 10 8830 3572
Fax no.: +86 10 6830 6544

Contact Person

Mr. Li Shiyang, External Liaison Office, International Finance Department
Tel. no.: +86 10 8830 3075
Email: [email protected]

Local Organizer/Sponsor

Nam Kwong Building, Av. do
Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues
Macau, China
Tel. no.: +853 2871 5616
Mobile no.: +853 6372 1374

Contact Person

Mr. Andrew Jiang, Project Manager
Email: [email protected]

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons are invited to join the following activities:

May 10, Wednesday
7:00 pm to 9:30 pmWelcome Dinner/Awards Night
May 11, Thursday
8:30 am to 10 amOfficial Opening
7:30 pm to 10:00 pmFarewell/Gala Dinner/Gift Exchange
Note: For the exchange gift activity, all delegates, their respective accompanying persons, and secretariat who wish to join should bring each a special gift preferably something unique from their respective countries.
May 12, Friday
9:00 am to 12 NoonFellowship Day: Macao Tourism Sites
(Note: Lunch will be served at a local restaurant to be announced later)


Only the following countries in Asia need visa to enter Macau as follows: Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. ADFIAP and the local organizers will assist delegates who are nationals from these countries to secure their entry permit.

Customs Regulations

Duty limits: 100 cigarettes, 10 cigars, 50 cigarillos and 100 grams of tobacco products with total weight maximum of 125 grams; 1 liter of wine and 1 liter of spirits; personal clothing, articles, jewelry and sports articles.


Delegates are requested to register on Tuesday, May 9, from 10 am to 5pm at the Hotel Lobby.

Departure Arrangements

All delegates are requested to reconfirm their flights with the Secretariat team and should be ready at the hotel lobby 3 hours prior to their flight departure time if proceeding to the Macao International Airport. For delegates taking the ferry ride back to Hongkong, please allow more time to reach Hongkong airport in time for you to connect to your respective flights back home.

All delegates will be brought to the airport for their respective departures either through hotel car (at delegate’s expense) or complimentary (for transfer out from hotel to Macao Ferry Terminal). The Secretariat team will issue a circular notice informing delegates on what time they need to be at the hotel lobby prior to their respective flight departures or for their ferry trip. Have safe journey!

Programme of Activities

Tuesday, 9 May 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Arrival/Registration of Delegates

Venue: Harborview Hotel

Wednesday, 10 May 2017
8:00 am – 11:00 am
85th ADFIAP Board of Directors Meeting / Strategy Planning Session

Venue:Multifunction Room, Harbourview Hotel Macao
Board Strategy Meeting
Facilitator: Mr. John Peacock, General Manager, Associations Forum Pty Ltd. (Australia) TBA
Board Meeting Proper

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Delegate-Meets-Delegate (D-m-D) Session

D-m-D provides delegates the opportunity to meet and network with fellow delegates. Prior appointments must be arranged with the Secretariat.
Venue: Macao Science Center

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Networking Lunch

Venue:Ground Floor, Macao Science Center

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
22nd Ordinary Meeting of the General Assembly

-22nd Ordinary Meeting of the General Assembly
-Opening Remarks & Chairman’s Report
-Approval of the Minutes of the 16th Extraordinary Meeting of the General Assembly held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel & Bungalows held in Apia, Samoa.
-Approval of the Audited Financial Statements
-Welcome to New Members
-Election/Re-election of Members of the Board of Director
-Achievement Report by Secretary General
-Other Matters

Venue:Convention Hall, Macao Science Center

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Networking Break / Free Time

Venue:Convention Hall, Macao Science Center

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Welcome Dinner & Awards Night

Venue:Ballroom at Macau Fisherman’s Wharf

Thursday, 11 May 2017
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Official Opening

Welcome Remarks

Macao VIP

Opening Remarks

Mr. Arjun Rishya FernandoChairman, ADFIAP and Director/Chief Executive Officer, DFCC Bank (Sri Lanka)

Group Photo

Outside Macao Science Center

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Networking Break

Venue:Convention Hall, Macao Science Center

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Session 1: Introduction to SDGs / Progress and Challenges Todate

Session Chair: Mr. Ajay Kumar Kapur
Deputy Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India
Session 1: Keynote Presentations:

A. Introduction to SDGs, Progress and Challenges Todate and Role of DFIs in Financing the SDGs
Mr. Aniket Shah, Program Leader
Sustainable Development Solutions Network

B. SDGs: Perspectives from the World Bank
Mr. Jose De Luna Martinez, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Session 2: Long-term SDG Planning and DFIs: What are the areas of intersection?

Session Chair: Ms. Susana Laulu
Chief Executive Officer, Development Bank of Samoa

Session 2: Long-term SDG Planning and DFIs: What are the areas of intersection?
Highlights three countries that are developing SDG plans and how they are aligning their DFIs to the SDGs
-Mr. Krishna Prasad Nair, Deputy Managing Director, IDBI Bank Ltd.
-Ms. Cecilia C. Borromeo, President/CEO, Development Bank of the Philippines
-Mr. R. Amalorpavanathan, Deputy Managing Director, National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Session 3: Roadmaps: Scaling up DFIs for the SDGs

Session Chair: Mr. Shivjee Roy Yadav
General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, NIDC Development Bank Ltd.

Session 3: Roadmaps: Scaling up DFIs for the SDGs
Covers three key sectors of economic growth with best practice case studies of what ADFIAP members have done in these sectors

“On Countryside Development”
-Mr. Arjun Rishya Fernando, Director and CEO, DFCC Bank

“On SMEs”
-Mr Michael Denham, President and CEO, Business Development Bank of Canada

“On Agriculture”
-Dato‘ Wan Mohd Fadzmi Wan Othman, President and CEO, AGROBANK

“On Affordable Housing”
-Dr. Ashwani Kumar Tripathi, Executive Director, National Housing Bank

“On Trade Development”
-Ms. Deepali Agrawal, General Manager, Export-Import Bank of India
-Mr. Josef Kollar, Deputy Chairman of the Board, International Investment Bank

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Networking Break

Venue:Convention Hall, Macao Science Center

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Session 4: How DFIs can support regional integration for the SDGs

Session Chair: Mr. Phub Dorji
Chief Executive Officer, Bhutan Development Bank Ltd.

Session 4: How DFIs can support regional integration for the SDGs
Features China Development Bank, its role in regional integration, and how other DFIs can join in this initiative.

“On Belt and Road Initiative”
– Mr. Bian Shiyuan, Deputy Director General, International Finance Department
China Development Bank

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Session 5: Opportunities for DFIs in Infrastructure and Green Banking

Session Chair: Ms. Anna H. Mendiola
ADFIP Chairman and President/CEO, FSM Development Bank

Session 5: Opportunities for DFIs in Infrastructure and Green Banking
Presents the experiences of ADFIAP member-DFIs in two essential areas of sustainable development

A. “On Infrastructure”

– Mrs. Emma Sri Martini, President/Director, PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero)

B. “On Green Banking”

– Mr. Recai Biberoğlu, Head of Financial Institutions Department, Development Bank of Turkey
– Ms. Fumiyo Harada, General Manager, International Strategy & Coordination Dept.,
Development Bank of Japan, Inc.

6:15 pm – 6:30 pm
ADFIAP Annual Meeting Handover Ceremony
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Closing Dinner / Gift Exchange

Closing Dinner / Gift Exchange
Note: For the exchange gift activity, all delegates, their respective accompanying persons, secretariat who wish to join, please bring each a special gift preferably something unique from their respective countries
Venue: Rocks Hotel at Macau Fishermen’s Wharf (2 Minutes walk to Harbourview Hotel)

Friday, 12 May 2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fellowship Day: Macao Tourism Sites
12:00 pm – 1:30 am
Networking Lunch

Farewell & Safe Travels!