Saturday, October 20, 2018

FS promotes HK at APEC meeting

FS promotes HK at APEC meeting

Financial Secretary Paul Chan attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers' Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to promote Hong Kong today. This year’s meeting focused on a range of topics, including the global and regional economic and financial outlook, the promotion of infrastructure financing, as well as strengthening international tax co-operation and…
FS attends APEC meeting

FS attends APEC meeting

Financial Secretary Paul Chan today attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers' Retreat in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The focus of this year’s meeting is effective public finance strategies to support inclusive growth, particularly the role of public financial management, good governance and investment in productivity-enhancing reform. Finance ministers and other participants attending the…
James Lau visits Islands District

James Lau visits Islands District

Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury James Lau visited Islands District today. Mr Lau was briefed on the construction progress of the Three-runway System and SKYCITY at the Hong Kong International Airport Tower. The Three-runway System project, the Third Runway Passenger Building and related infrastructural facilities was launched with an aim to improve service…
Lantau plan to be studied: FS

Lantau plan to be studied: FS

Detailed consideration is needed for the Lantau Tomorrow Vision as it is a large-scale and long-term development project which can be carried out in phases and requires capital arrangement. Financial Secretary Paul Chan made the statement to the media after attending an event today. Mr Chan said it is inevitable some fiscal reserves will be…
HK breaks ICT awards record

HK breaks ICT awards record

Hong Kong saw a record-breaking result at the 18th Asia Pacific Information & Communications Technology Alliance Awards today, nabbing six winner and 13 merit awards. It is the biggest number of awards Hong Kong has ever won in the competition. The awards were held in Guangzhou from October 10 to 13. Joining 10 contesting categories,…
High-end manufacturing in focus

High-end manufacturing in focus

Chief Secretary Matthew CheungThe label of "Made in Hong Kong" represents a shared vision of the past, present and future generations of Hong Kong. Many of us may still remember the days in the 60s and 70s when we found solace in stumbling upon a toy or a shirt labelled "Made in Hong Kong" as…
FS concludes Indonesia visit

FS concludes Indonesia visit

Financial Secretary Paul Chan met the senior management of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Bali today. Mr Chan first called on Chief Executive of the ICMA Martin Scheck. They exchanged views on the development of green investment and green finance in Hong…
HK to focus on AI tech

HK to focus on AI tech

Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas YangArtificial intelligence (AI) has been developing rapidly around the globe. The manufacturing industry has adopted more AI technologies than ever to optimise production lines, testing systems and inventory management, so as to enhance industrial automation and thus improve operational efficiency. Some other industries have also applied AI technologies to…
FS attends IMF session in Bali

FS attends IMF session in Bali

Financial Secretary Paul Chan attended the plenary session of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Bali today. Mr Chan attended the session as a member of the Chinese delegation. The annual meetings bring together finance ministers, leaders of central banks and senior management of banks and financial…
CE to foster relations with Japan

CE to foster relations with Japan

Chief Executive Carrie LamAlongside our deep cultural ties, the people of Hong Kong and Japan love to do business together. Last year, Japan was our fourth-largest trading partner, while we were Japan's eighth-largest partner in trade and fifth-largest market for exports.  For more than a decade now, Hong Kong has been the number one export…
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