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As a key vehicle of the global financial governance system, the development of international financial centres is inextricably linked to changes in the global political and economic landscape.

Since 2010, China Economic Information Service (CEIS) has published the "Xinhua. International Financial Centre Development Index Report" for 11 consecutive years.

The index aims to provide an objectively, scientifically and comprehensively evaluate the development of international financial centres, summarises the development experience of international financial centres, reveal the laws of international financial centre development, and provides a reference basis for promoting the optimal allocation of global financial resources. 

The report aims to provide a reference basis for promoting the optimal allocation of global financial resources and the orderly restructuring of the global financial order.

The survey focuses on the development of IFC cities, their growth potential, industrial support capacity, city public service levels and comprehensive environment. The survey results will support the study of the "Xinhua. International Financial Centre Development Index. "

The IFF and CEIS jointly launched this survey hoping that more interested financial practitioners and related researchers will participate and work together to serve China's opening and international financial centre construction in the new era.

China Economic Information Service (CEIS) is a professional provider of economic information and services directly under China’s national Xinhua Agency, and a pilot organization for the development of national-level think tanks. After more than 30 years of development, CEIS has become one of the providers of the most comprehensive and trusted economic information products and services in China. 
The International Finance Forum (IFF) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental international organisation founded in Beijing in October 2003, and established by financial leaders from more than 20 countries, regions and international organisations including China, the United States, the European Union and the United Nations. IFF is a long-standing, high-level platform for dialogue and communication, as well as a research network in the financial realm, and has been upgraded to F20 (Finance 20) status.