“Hong Kong - Cambodia Partnership” Webinar
The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Hong Kong jointly held a webinar titled “Hong Kong - Cambodia Partnership” on 2 November 2021 to explore partnership between the two places in such fields as trade, investment, professional services and innovation and technology.
Some 350 representatives from chambers of commerce, businesses, the professional services sector and technology companies and start-ups from Hong Kong, Cambodia and beyond had registered for the event. This is the sixth government-to-government webinar that the HKSAR Government has organised jointly with its ASEAN partners since mid-2020, following the ones held with Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam during the period.
The webinar began with welcoming remarks by Mr Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and responding remarks by H.E. Pich Rithi, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia. It was then followed by three thematic sharing sessions and a discussion panel, at which leading figures from both places across different sectors spoke on their own experience; insights on the opportunities, challenges and support for Hong Kong enterprises in going global; and Cambodia’s latest business and market situation. The speakers included the Permanent Honorary President of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong (CGCC), Dr Jonathan Choi; the Director of Research of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Mr Nicholas Kwan; the Director of Public Relations and Promotion of Private Investment of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, Mr Suon Sophal; the Senior Consultant and Partner of Basio Consultants and Services Limited, Mr Behzad Mirzaei; the Founder and Chairman of Urban Village and Factory Phnom Penh, Dr Ben Li; and the Vice Chairman of the Belt and Road Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, Mr Nicholas Chan. The webinar concluded with closing remarks given by Secretary Yau and Mr Suon.
The webinar was co-organised by the Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia, the Commercial Centre of Cambodia in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Bangkok, HKTDC, CGCC, and supported by the Council for the Development of Cambodia.
More details can be found in the press release.
Please click here to watch the “Hong Kong - Cambodia Partnership” Webinar video.