Seminar on promoting collaboration in overseas Economic and Trade Co-operation Zones (ETCZs)
The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) and the Commercial Office of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government (LOCPG) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) jointly organised a seminar on overseas Economic and Trade Cooperation Zones (ETCZs) on 30 November 2022.
The seminar, held in an online/offline hybrid format, introduced the latest developments of Mainland China’s ETCZs in Vietnam, Indonesia and Laos, as well as trade and investment policies and business environment thereof. Enterprises are encouraged to leverage ETCZs to develop and expand their businesses.
The seminar focused on three ETCZs, namely the Long Jiang Industrial Park in Vietnam, the PT Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park in Indonesia and the Vientiane Saysettha Development Zone in Laos. Deputy Director-General of the Economic Affairs Department and Head of the Commercial Office of the LOCPG in the HKSAR, Mr Liu Yajun, and the Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Dr Bernard Chan moderated and delivered remarks at the seminar respectively. Deputy Director General of the Department of Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Li Hongwei introduced the overall situation of overseas ETCZs. Counsellor of Commerce of relevant Chinese embassies and representatives of the ETCZs also gave detailed sharing.
The seminar had attracted over 350 sign-ups from enterprises and different sectors. Please refer to this link for the seminar rundown and speaker list (Chinese only).
Details can be found in the following press release–