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The 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) will come to an end this year. Although there were challenges along the way, the 13th FYP saw significant progress for the Central Government in launching the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and Belt & Road initiatives. Hong Kong is an important component of these two initiatives. However, it has recently suffered the worst economic slump on record as a result of local social unrest, international trade tensions and the global Covid-19 epidemic.

With a volatile external and internal environment, how can Hong Kong address these pressing issues and prepare for the upcoming 14th FYP? To facilitate meaningful discussion on the subject, the Chamber will host an online forum on 16 and 17 June: "China's 14th Five-Year Plan: Economic Prospects and Role of Hong Kong".

Experts from different fields will review the progress and achievements of the 13th FYP and analyse the expected general direction of the 14th FYP, including the continuing development of the GBA and Belt & Road. They will also discuss the potential development paths and opportunities for key industries in Hong Kong.

Speaker(s) [Day 1] 16 June 11:00 - 12:30
Topic: Prospects of 14th Five-Year Plan and Development of Hong Kong's Economy

Speakers:
Andrew Au, Government Economist, HKSAR
Hongbin Cai, Dean and Chair of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong
Thomas Chan, Director, One Belt One Road Research Institute of the Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong
Eric S C Ma, Chief Executive Officer, NWS Holdings Limited


[Day 2] 17 June 11:00 - 12:30
Topic:Hong Kong's Role and Opportunities in the 14th Five-Year Plan

Speakers
KC Chan, Chairman, WeLab; Former Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Nick Chan, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs; Vice Chairman, Legal Committee of HKGCC
Monica Lee-Müller, Managing Director, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited
Wilson Kwong, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd; Vice Chairman, Environment & Sustainability Committee of HKGCC
Albert Wong, CEO, The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Language English
Date and Time 2020/06/16 11:00 to 2020/06/17 12:30
Venue This event will take place online
Media Open to media
Enquiries West Lam
Tel: 2823 1265
Email: west@chamber.org.hk
Fee Members @ HK$200 / Non-Members @ HK$400
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 3 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
- A $50 handling fee per person will be charged for all offline bookings (e.g. fax, e-mail, post) for all Chamber events. Go online today by downloading our app or registering on the HKGCC website to save the environment and money.
- Priority is given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at sole discretion of the Chamber.