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  • 2016

    On 18 July 2016, World Credit Rating Forum was jointly held by Universal Credit Rating Group and Dagong Global Credit Rating Group. Under the theme of credit ratings and the global economy, the Forum focused on four topics: 1、The impact of credit ratings on the global economy; 2、 New model for linking ratings with capital flows along the ‘Belt and Road’ economies; 3、Forecasting of the second global credit crisis; 4、The importance to the world of building China’s credit system. The Forum also released a statement that it is essential to incorporate equitable credit ratings into the global economic remediation and governance system.
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  • 2015

    On 24 February 2015, Mr. Guan Jianzhong, UCRG's Chairman and Mr. Dominique

    de Villepin, IAC Chairman, visited Russia and attended the press conference

    “UCRG and Progress of International Credit Rating System Reform” held by ITAR-TASS.

    Mr. Guan and Mr. Zaytsev later were interviewed by China Central Television (CCTV)

    and Russia Today respectively.


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  • 2014

    On January 16, 2014, Mr. Guan Jianzhong,

    Chairman of UCRG, Mr. Dominique de Villepin,

    Chairman of UCRG International Advisory

    Council (IAC), and Mr. Igor Ivanov, former

    Minister of Foreign Affair of Russia and IAC

    member held talks and meetings with

    Mr. Igor Schuwalow, Russian First Deputy

    Prime Minister. Mr. Igor Schuwalow stated

    that UCRG represented a consensus of the

    international community and the Russian

    government would support its development. 

  • 2014

    On April 10, 2014, the organizing committee

    of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) commissioned

    Dagong to hold a credit rating sub-forum on

    “Reform of Global Credit Rating System”.

    Mr. Dominique de Villepin, IAC Chairman,

    Mr. Thomas Missong, President of European

    Association of Credit Rating Agencies (EACRA),

    Mr. Faheem Ahmad, President of Association

    of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA), and

    Mr. Guan Jianzhong, Chairman of UCRG,

    delivered speeches on topics including

    “Reform and Balance of Global Credit Rating System”.

  • 2014

    On April 12, 2014, Mr. Dominique de Villepin,

    IAC Chairman, was invited to deliver a

    keynote speech entitled “Asia, China

     Facing the Need to Reform the Global

    Financial System” at the Third Peking

    University New-Era Chinese Youth

    Economic Forum.

  • 2014

    On June 9, 2014, Mr. Guan Jianzhong, Chairman

    of UCRG, was invited to deliver a keynote

    speech entitled “Constructing a Correct

    Rating Outlook” on the Eurasian Financial

    Forum held in Rome, Italy. The media

    commented that “The correct rating outlook

    proposed by Mr. Guan Jianzhong is of immeasurable

    value to the international community, making a

    great theoretical contribution to the global rating system.”

  • 2014

     On June 23, 2014, Summit Forum on Construction of

    Asian Credit System organized by UCRG was held

    in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Beijing. Mr. Dominique

    De Villepin, IAC Chairman, two IAC Members,

    Mr. Shaukat Aziz and Mr. Kevin Rudd,Mr. Zheng Xinli,

    Standing Vice Chairman of China Center for

    International Economic Exchanges, and

    Mr. Guan Jianzhong, Chairman of UCRG,

    delivered keynote speeches respectively

    and answered questions from the media.

    The International Advisory Council of UCRG

    released “2015-2020 Action Declaration”.


  • 2014

    On June 23, 2014, Mr. Zhang Gaoli, Vice

    Premier of the P. R. China, met withMembers

    of the International Advisory Council of UCRG,

    Mr.Dominique de Villepin, former Prime Minister

    of France, Mr. Shaukat Aziz, former Prime

    Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Kevin Rudd, former

    Prime Minister of Australia, and Mr. Igor Ivanov,

    former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia and

    Mr. Guan Jianzhong,Chairman of UCRG,

    indicating Chinese government's principled

    stand and support.


  • 2014

    On November 25, 2014, Mr. Guan Jianzhong,

    Chairman of UCRG, attended the Bo’ao Forum

    for Asia and joined the discussion at Dubai

    Financial Cooperation Conference. Mr. Guan

    put forward his innovative ideas on the topics

    including the necessity and roadmap of the

    international rating system reform, Asian

    credit system construction and the relationship

    between Internet finance and rating, which

    aroused great interest among the participants.


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  • 2013

     On 6 May, 2013, the first annual General Meeting of URGC

     shareholders and BOD press conference were held in Hong

     Kong. The senior management of UCRG including

     Mr. Guan Jianzhong, Mr. Richard Hainsworth and

     Mr. Sean Egan visited Mr. Simon Galpin,

     Director-General of Invest Hong Kong, and

     Mr. Ashley Alder, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong

     Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) respectively

     to discuss UCRG’s  application for a Type 10 license.


  • 2013

    On 25 June, 2013, the Launch of UCRG & Forum on

    International Credit Rating System Reform was

     held in Hong Kong with success.

     Mr. Guan Jianzhong, UCRG’s Chairman, delivered

     keynote speeches entitled “Taking

     Responsibility for Global Credit Ratings” and

     “Dual Rating Regime Is the Model Selection

     of New International Rating System”. More

     than 200 international organization officers and

     experts attended the activity and some distinguished

     guests gave speeches. Media agencies at home and

     abroad covered “this important event in the world

     credit rating history” and “this great practice that has

     attracted extensive attention in the international community”.


  • 2013

    On 27 August, 2013, Mr. Guan Jianzhong,

     UCRG’s Chairman, and Mr. Richard Hainsworth,

     UCRG’s CEO visited Mr. Mohammad Ishaq Dar,

     Minister of Finance of Pakistan and Mr. Yaseen Anwar,

    President of Pakistan’s Central Bank. Mr. Mohammad

     Ishaq Dar believed that UCRG would continue

     performing in line with the highest professional standards

     and obtain a position it deserved in the world financial

     market. He added that Pakistan needed a new

     international credit rating agency.


  • 2013

    On 8 October, 2013, the International Advisory

     Council of UCRG (IAC) was launched, with

     Mr. Dominique de Villepin, former Prime

     Minister of France, as its Chairman.

     Mr. Guan Jianzhong said “One of the

     most forward-looking and influential diplomatists

     has been invited to work as

     the chairman of one of the most important

     and influential councils and it is bound to

     grow into a globally authoritative organization.”


  • 2013

    On 10 October, 2013, Mr. Dominique de Villepin,

     IAC Chairman, attended a press conference

     held by the Foreign Correspondents' Club,

    Hong Kong and delivered a speech on

     “The Global Debt Crisis - What's at Stake?”


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  • 2012

    From early 2012 to 30 November, 2012,

     Mr. Guan Jianzhong, UCRG’s Chairman,

    visited ambassadors to China from

     over 30 countries and listened to the

     opinions of political and economic figures

     from more than 30 countries about how to

     contribute to the reform of the existing

     international credit rating system and

     establish a new transnational credit

     rating agency. It was agreed and

     taken as imperative that the international

     community reach a consensus and take

     actions on forging a fair international credit

     rating system in the post-crisis era.


  • 2012

    On 24 October, 2012, Dagong Global Credit

     Rating Co., Ltd. (China), Egan-Jones Rating

     Company (the U.S.) and RusRating JSC

     (Russia) jointly held a press conference

     to announce the establishment of the

     Universal Credit Rating Group (UCRG),

     a non-sovereign international rating

     agency, and “Beijing Declaration”, an

     initiation of an important commitment to

     reforming the international rating system.

     Mr. Guan Jianzhong, UCRG’s Chairman,

     delivered a speech on “To Answer

     the Historic Call” at the press conference.


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  • 2011

    On 16 February, 2011, Mr. Guan Jianzhong, President of Dagong

    Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd.,

    gave a keynote speech on “It Takes Innovative Thinking to

    Reform the International Credit Rating System” at the “Asian 

    Bond Market Forum” held in Malaysia. 


  • 2011

    On 7 April, 2011, Mr. Guan Jianzhong, President of Dagong

    Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd., attended a ACRAA (Association

    of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia) Conference and gave a

    speech entitled “Promoting Reform of International Credit 

    Rating System Should Be ACRAA’s Priority”.


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  • 2010

    On 22 October, 2010, Mr. Guan Jianzhong, President of Dagong 

    Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd., delivered a keynote speech on “It 

    Takes Strategic Consensus to Reform the International Credit

    Rating System” at the “Fourth China-Japan-South Korea Credit

    Rating Forum” held in Shanghai.

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  • 2009

    On 10 January, 2009,in order to sum up the lessons learned from the global credit crisis andexplore a model ofreforming the international credit ratingsystem, Dagong held a forum on “Post-Financial-Crisis Status and Functions of Credit Ratings”.On that occasion, Mr.Guan Jianzhong, President of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd.,delivered a speech entitled“China Needs a Powerful National Credit Rating Agencyfor Its Great Rise”.


  • 2009

    In April 2009,Mr.Guan Jianzhong, President of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd.,Nattended the Bo’ao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2009 and gave akeynotespeechentitled“Building a New International Credit Rating System”.


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  • 2008

    On 22 October,2008, Mr.Guan Jianzhong, President of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd.,delivered a keynote speech on“Sharing Responsibility of Safeguarding Regional Financial Security” held at the“Second China-Japan-South Korea Credit Rating Forum”.