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Date
2020/06/30

Nurturing Hong Kong-Turkey Trade and Cultural Ties

Consul General of Turkey Peyami Kalyoncu and Trade Commissioner Merve Yilmazcan called on the Chamber on 30 June, where they were welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung. Both parties discussed the unique and irreplaceable position of Hong Kong as the gateway to the Mainland and a platform into ASEAN markets. Consul General Kalyoncu mentioned that the Turkish Government was negotiating with Hong Kong Government to ink a double taxation agreement and an agreement to promote and protect investments. He hoped to further strengthen business and cultural ties between Hong Kong and Turkey through corporation with the Chamber.

2020/06/29

Meeting with the Deputy Consul General of the United Kingdom

Deputy Consul General of the United Kingdom Nick Heath called on the Chamber on 29 June, where he was welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung. Both parties discussed business and political developments and the importance of stability and the Basic Law being the bedrock of Hong Kong’s success. Leung also shared the details of the Chamber’s survey on the National Security Law, which showed businesses were confident that the law would benefit Hong Kong in the long run, and that respondents were more worried about foreign sanctions against Hong Kong in the short term. Both sides agreed that ensuring Hong Kong retained its unique position as a business and financial hub was vital for local and foreign businesses operating here.

2020/06/15

Expanding Hong Kong-Belgium Ties

Consul General of Belgium Peter Robberecht called on the Chamber on 15 June, where he was welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung and Europe Committee Chairman Jennifer Chan. Both sides discussed trade and investment in Hong Kong and ways to establish closer ties to work as a bridge between Belgian and the Hong Kong business sector.

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