Asia & Africa Committee

Chairman Mr Behzad Mirzaei
Secretary Mr William Ngo
Tel 2823 1291

The Asia & Africa Committee is one of the Chamber's trade area committees responsible for providing substantive programs and information to chamber members who wish to further develop and strengthen business ties with countries in the Asian, African and the Middle Eastern regions.

The Committee is committed to continuing its efforts to promote bilateral trade and investment between Hong Kong and countries in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, through events including luncheons, seminars, meetings with overseas visitors and delegations, missions and networking functions.

The Committee's Mission Statement is as follows:

Vision: To be the most diverse member centric and progressive committee in the Chamber.

Mission: To create an open platform for members to share knowledge and experiences, explore last frontier markets, connect and generate profitable business by members for the members.

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All HKGCC Corporate Members can apply to join the Committee by emailing the Secretariat

Meeting with the President of Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Oudet Souvannavong, President of Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited the Chamber on 31 January where he and his delegation were greeted by Asia & Africa Committee Chairman Behzad Mirzaei and Vice Chairman Andrew Wells. Souvannavong updated members on the latest developments of the Laos, stating that the country expected a healthy growth of 6.8% for the coming year. He told members that foreign investment in the country mainly originated from China, Vietnam, Thailand and Korea, and encouraged members to explore opportunities in new technology, tourism and infrastructure. The two sides also discussed the role of Laos and Hong Kong in the Belt and Road Initiative.

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