Finance Forum (formerly Urban Finance Forum) was officially published in January, 1996 and renamed as Finance Forum in November 2000 under the approval of General Administration of Press and Publication.
Finance Forum is governed by ICBC and jointly sponsored by China Urban Financial Society and ICBC Urban Finance Research Institute. Finance Forum is a journal of "Theoretical Research on Financial Application" with theses on banking, securities, insurance and investment. The magazine encourages standard and scientific approach to research, academic innovation and academic freedom. Today, Finance Forum is a key periodical for China human social science, key Chinese periodical, source periodical for Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) and key periodical of Research Center for Chinese Science Evaluation (RCCSE). Finance Forum is one flagship publication in financial research and well-respected in the China's financial academic circles and practitioners.
Finance Forum has a clear focus on hot topics in economic and financial sector. Since 2001, the magazine has generated wide response in the academic circle and financial sector by organizing numerous academic papers and seminars, namely, "WTO and China Banking Sector - Operation & Policy Directions in Transition-Period for WTO Entry", "Reform on Governance Structure in Chinese Commercial Banks", "Carbon Finance & China Banking Sector", "The 10th Anniversary of China's WTO Accession - Chinese Banks Opening to the World and Going International", "Corporate Governance reform of Commercial Banks in China: Progress, Issues and Trend".
Finance Forum set up the Editorial Committee and Council with an aim to achieve higher academic standard. Consultants to Editorial Committee: Liu Zunyi, Zhao Zhuoyuan; Director of Editorial Committee: Li Xiaopeng; Vice Directors of Editorial Committee (in surname stroke order): Wang Guangqian, Chen Yulu, Li Yang, Zhan Xiangyang; Members of Editorial Committee (in surname stroke order): Wang Yiming, Wang Guangqian, Wang Guogang, Liu Ya, Liu Biao, Liu Zunyi, Chen Yulu, Chen Daobin, Gu Shu, Li Yang, Li Yong, Li Xiaoxi, Li Xiaopeng, Li Daokui, Shen Rujun, Song Fengming, Wu Jun, Wu Xiaoqiu, Zhang Wei, Zhang Liqing, Zhang Yuyan, Zhang Zhuoyuan, Zhang Jianhua, Zhou Yueqiu, He Liping, Huhao, Gao Peiyong, Jia Kang, Mo Fumin, Xu Xinzhong, Cao Fengqi, Xie Taifeng, Zhan Xiangyan, Pei Changhong, Fan Zhigang and Wei Guoxiong.
Finance Forum Council Members(in Chinese pinyin order): the College of Economics and Business Administration of Chongqing University, the School of Finance of DongBei University of Finance and Economics, the Institute of Finance of Fudan University, the College of Finance and Statistics of Hunan University, the Institute of Finance of Jilin University, the College of Economics of Jinan University, the School of Finance and Statistics of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, the School of Business of Nanjing University, the School of Economics of Nankai University, the School of Economics of Shandong University, the School of Finance of Shanxi University of Finance and Economics, the School of Finance of Shanghai University of Economics and Finance, the School of Economics and Finance of Xi'an Jiaotong University, the School of Finance of Southwest University of Finance and Economics, the School of Economics of Xiamen University, the Institute of Finance of Zhe Jiang University, the School of Finance of Renmin University of China, the Xinhua School of Finance and Insurance of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, the Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University, the School of Finance of Central University of Finance and Economics.
Editor-in-Chief: Zhan Xiangyang; Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Liu Biao, Executive Editor-in-Chief: Yi Qiulin. Finance Forum is published on the 5th of each month, 80 pages in 16-page, RMB 10 per issue and RMB120 for a yearly subscription. CN 11-4613/F. ISSN 1009-9190. For publication consideration in the Finance Forum, send stories to firstname.lastname@example.org. Editorial Department (Tel): (010) 81013575, 81013576, 81013577. For subscription, call: (010) 81013540. Editorial Department Address: No. 96, Taipingqiao Av., Xicheng District, Beijing. Postcode: 100032.