ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

AIIB future rests on shedding Beijing influence

Bank to hold 2nd annual meeting in South Korea

 (placeholder image)
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun says membership could grow to 85 or 90 within the year.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will hold its second annual general meeting between June 16-18 on South Korea's Jeju Island. The bank, which has stuck to careful driving in its first year, looks ready to gain speed in year two, supported by a steady increase in membership.

AIIB President Jin Liqun in May said he envisioned total membership rising to "85 to 90" by the end of the year. That is a significant increase from the 57 inaugural members of January 2016.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more