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

JETRO’s New Director General

Ryoichi Ito, Director General, JETRO, paid a courtesy call on the Chamber on 17 June to introduce his successor, Tomoiro Takashima (left), who will take over as the head of JETRO’s office in Hong Kong from mid-July. Chamber CEO Shirley Yuen, Asia & Africa Committee Chairman Behzad Mirzaei, and Director for PR & Programs Malcolm Ainsworth welcomed the visitors and thanked Ito san and JETRO for their strong support and help in expanding trade and investment ties with Japan over the years, in particular the Chamber’s recent mission to Hokkaido in early June.

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