APEC/ABAC HK Activities

 

 

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Hong Kong APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) delegates in Bangkok 
 
                    
 
The first 2017 APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting was held in Bangkok in Feb. 

 
 
   
CE hosted wellcome dinner for the first ABAC meeting in Hong Kong
















The first 2015 APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting was held in Hong Kong in Jan. The Chief Executive CY Leung hosted wellcome dinner (Jan 2015)


Hong Kong Senior Officials Attend 2015 APEC Meetings

















Kenneth Mak, Director-General of Trade and Industry, Trade and Industry, HKSAR and APEC Senior Official; Hong Kong, China delegate at the Frist APEC Senior Official Meetings (Clark, Philippines, Feb 2015)

 
           


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Activities Highlights in 2014

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    CE, Senior Officials Attend 2014 APEC Meetings in Beijing


HKSAR Cheif Executive Mr CY Leung attended the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting and and APEC CEO Summit. He met with leaders of other economies and APEC Business Advisory Council Members in Beijing. (Nov, 2014)






  


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  • The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Mr Gregory So attended  the APEC Ministerials Meeting’s opening plenary which was held in Bali on Nov 7 and 8,  to hear reports from the Chairs of the Senior Officials Meeting and the APEC Business Advisory Council. 

 

  • Financial Secretary John Tsang attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-opearation Finance Ministers' Meeting in Beijing, joining discussion sessions on Oct 21 and 22.

 

  • Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man attended the 3rd Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Ministerial Meeting on Food Security in Beijing on September 19.

 

  • Secretary for the Environment KS Wong attended the 11th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Energy Ministerial Meeting.
 
   

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HK Re-appoints ABAC Representatives

The HKSAR Government reappointed Mr Anthony Nightingale, Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited, and appointed Dr Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, and Mr He Guangbei, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, as Hong Kong, China's representatives to ABAC. The Government also reappointed Mr Douglas Woo, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Wheelock Properties (HK) Limited, as Hong Kong's alternate representative to ABAC. The other alternate representative is Mr Adrian Cheng, Executive Director and Joint General Manager of New World Development Company, whose term has not yet expired. Executive Director and Joint General Manager of New World Development Company, 


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Upcoming Key APEC Events (May-November 2015)

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   Date   Event   Location   Organisers
             
   10 - 21 May   Second Senior Officials' Meeting and Related Meetings   Boracay, Philippines     
   17 - 18 May    46th Tourism Working Group Meeting   Boracay, Philippines    TWG
   23 - 24 May    Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) Meeting   Boracay, Philippines     
   26 - 29 May    41st Transportation Working Group Meeting   Jeju, Korea    TPTWG
             
   10 - 11 Jun    40th Small & Medium Size Enterprises (SME) Working Group Meeting   Atlanta, Georgia, United States    SMEWG
   11 - 12 Jun    Senior Finance Officials' Meeting   Bagac, Bataan, Philippines     
   30 Jun - 2 Jul    12th Annual Meeting and Conference of APEC’s Financial Institutions Dealing with SMEs   Cancun, Mexico ns Dealing with SMEs   FMP, SMEWG
             
   10 - 13 Aug    Third APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Meeting   Melbourne, Australia    ABAC
   24 Aug - 8 Sep   Third Senior Officials' Meeting and Related Meetings   Cebu , Philippines     
             
   9 - 11 Sep    Finance Ministerial Meeting   Cebu , Philippines     
   12 - 13 Sep    Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting   Cebu , Philippines     
   14 - 15 Sep    Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum   Manila, Philippines     
   16 - 18 Sep    Women and the Economy Forum   Manila, Philippines     
   23 - 24 Sep    41st Small & Medium Size Enterprises (SME) Working Group Meeting   Iloilo , Philippines    SMEWG
   23 - 25 Sep    APEC Regional Workshop: Facilitating Trade through Updates on Food Safety Regulatory Standards of APEC Economies (CTI 18/14A)   Santiago, Chile afety Regulatory Standards of APEC Economies (CTI 18/14A)   SCSC
   25 Sep    22nd Small & Medium Size Enterprises (SME) Ministerial Meeting   Iloilo , Philippines    SMEWG
             
   4 - 6 Oct    High Level Policy Dialogue on Food Security and the Blue Economy   Iloilo , Philippines     
   8 - 10 Oct    Transportation Ministerial Meeting   Cebu, Philippines     
   12 - 14 Oct    Energy Ministerial Meeting   Cebu, Philippines     
   28 - 30 Oct    APEC Regional Workshop: Coordinated Research Initiative for the Implementation of Antimicrobial Resistance Control Strategies (CTI 25/14A)   Santiago, Chile    SCSC
             
   TBC   APEC Business Advisory Council 4   Manila, Philippines    ABAC
  13 - 14 Nov    Concluding Senior Officials Meeting (CSOM)   Manila, Philippines     
   TBC   APEC CEO Summit   Manila, Philippines     
   16 - 17 Nov    APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM)   Manila, Philippines     
   18 - 19 Nov    APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting (AELM)   Manila, Philippines     

 

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