|2021/02/22||Meeting with Consul General of the Dominican Republic |
Consul General of the Dominican Republic in Hong Kong Eduardo Álvarez and Consul Amado Raful visited the Chamber on 22 February, where they were welcomed by CEO George Leung, Americas Committee Chairman Steve Wong and the Chamber’s PR & Programs Director Malcolm Ainsworth. Both sides discussed topics regarding trade, investment and cooperation between the Dominican Republic and Hong Kong. Consul General Álvarez said businesses in the Dominican Republic were looking to penetrate the Hong Kong and Mainland China markets, especially in agricultural products including coffee, cocoa, pineapple, avocado, coconut, cigars and tobacco. Chamber CEO Leung stressed that Hong Kong is an excellent platform for companies from the Dominican Republic to expand into the Greater Bay Area. The participants also discussed possible ways to collaborate in the future, including Zoom meetings and webinars, that would be mutually beneficial for Dominican Republic businesses and Chamber members.