Financial inclusion in a digital age, 2016

The Forum consisted of eight sessions that addressed a range of topics including: (i) credit bureaus and credit information systems, (ii) microinsurance, (iii) cross-border payment systems, (iv) savings, (v) digital finance infrastructure, (vi) financial literacy, (vii) digital finance and consumer protection and (viii) insolvency.The 2016 Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion provided an opportunity for stakeholders to review the current trends, recent achievements, ongoing challenges and opportunities within the region relative to financial inclusion in the digital age and discuss how these developments are impacting different markets. Through these discussions the Forum has produced several specific recommendations for APEC policy makers and regulators to support their financial inclusion efforts.

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