Lirong, Deputy Director, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, Shenzhen Municipal Government, met CEO Patrick Yeung at the Chamber on 31 January. The two sides discussed ways to draw on Hong Kong’s international connections to promote cooperation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen.
Cheng Xueying, Deputy General Director of the Fuzhou Municipal Bureau of Commerce, outlined the latest developments in the city’s digital economy at the “Digital Economy Opportunities in Fuzhou” seminar on 25 January. China Committee Vice Chairman Felix Lee and members joined the event, which was organized by the Fuzhou Municipal Bureau of Commerce and supported by HKGCC and PwC Hong Kong. Cheng also invited attendees to the 6th Digital China Summit that will be held in Fuzhou this April.
Zach Denton, Vice Consul (Economic and Financial Policy) and Kathleen Poon, Economic Analyst, the British Consulate-General Hong Kong, visited the Chamber on 24 January to learn about the development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and investments there by Hong Kong businesses.
At the meeting, Petrina Tam, Convenor of the GBA Working Group, shared her insights into the opportunities available in key industries in the GBA. The two sides also discussed how Hong Kong can serve as a super-connector for British companies looking to expand in the area.
Charles Cao, Permanent Representative of the Canton Fair Hong Kong Representative Office, visited the Chamber on 16 January to discuss the direction of future cooperation with CEO Patrick Yeung.
Cao, who gave an introduction to the history and overall operation of the Canton Fair, said he hoped that the event would help to boost foreign investment in the Mainland, as well as the Belt and Road Initiative. Cao also invited the Chamber to participate in the opening ceremony of the 135th Canton Fair on 15 April.