|2019/12/19||Meeting with President of the Centre for International Relations, Poland|
Dr Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of the Centre for International Relations, thinktank from Poland, visited the Chamber on19 December and was received by Europe Committee Chairman Jennifer Chan and members. She expressed that Polish companies are eager to enlarge their business network and is willing to look for new partners outside European region, particularly in ASEAN countries. She highlighted the top industries of Poland, particularly manufacturing and gaming industries, and the plan to strengthen the Polish brands. Both sides also discussed affairs in Hong Kong and China. She was impressed by the progress and developments that China has made over the past decades.
|2019/11/06||Meeting with Representative from MERICS|
Max Zenglein, Head of Program Economic Research of MERICS from Berlin, met with Europe Committee Chairman Jennifer Chan on 6 November. He analysed the current situation in Hong Kong from political and economic perspectives, and exchanged information about sthe sentiment of local business community. The two sides also discussed Hong Kong's future position and role as the financial centre. He remained optimistic that Hong Kong can explore new opportunities to futher develop innovation and entrepreneurship.
|2019/10/14||Meeting with Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry|
Chamber Chairman Dr Aron Harilela met with Dr Martin Wansleben, CEO of DIHK and representatives from German Chamber of Commerce on 14 October to discuss current issues in Hong Kong and future developments of the Greater Bay Area. Both sides remained confident about Hong Kong’s strengths as a business and financial hub for the region. Harilela stressed that Hong Kong’s advantages, including its common law system, fully convertible currency, free trade and investment policy, geographical position as well as being a super connector for businesses looking to enter Mainland China made it unique.