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Europe Committee

Terms of Reference

1) Mission

  • To advise and assist the General Committee and the Chamber Directorate in formulating policy, enhancing economic relations and strengthening trade performance between Hong Kong and the area covered by the Committee.
  • To promote and to protect the business interests of Hong Kong through representations, lobbying and visits to other bodies.

2) Area Covered

  • All European countries, Israel.

3) Membership

  • The Committee is open to any Full Member of the Chamber who wishes to join.
  • Chamber individual associate members may apply as observers to the Committee.
  • The Committee shall hold at least one meeting every six months.
  • The General Committee will appoint at least one of its members to membership of the Committee.
  • The Chairman shall be the spokesman for the Chamber in answering enquiries from the media on business matters in relation to the area covered.
  • Members should observe the “Guidelines for HKGCC Committees”.

4) Objectives

  • To promote, recommend and participate in goodwill/study/trade/lobbying missions to visit the area covered.
  • To meet incoming missions/visitors from the area covered with the aims of promoting Hong Kong’s business interests and establishing an effective international business network.
  • To study and advise the General Committee and the Chamber Directorate on issues affecting economic and trade relations between Hong Kong and the area covered by the Committee.
  • To carry out any other related work at the request of the General Committee or the Chamber Directorate.