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2015 ABAC2 meeting in Mexico City

The Second 2015 ABAC Meeting will be held in Mexico City from 20 to 23 April 2015. Mr Anthony Nigtingale, Mr David Dodwell and Mr Henry Lau will attend. Along the ABAC2 meeting, the Agenda also include the Asia-Pacific Financial Forum (APFF) Rountable on SME Financing in the Asia Pacific and special session on the Importance of Rule of Law, Enforcement and Compliance to prevent and Combat Corruption in APEC. 

For the update of ABAC2 Mexico, please refer to 
Mr Dodwell's meeting blog

TPG President shares insights on Asia's infrastructure development

For many years, ABAC members have strong and continuing interest in Asia’s infrastructure. As opportunity arose, Hong Kong ABAC representative Mr Antony Nightingale, also the TPG's President, recently spoke to a local Hong Kong group Project Chamber on the opportunities and challenges of Asia’s infrastructure development.

dowload the speech and the presentation.



APEC SMEs and Women meetings in Bali

TPG Executive Director David Dodwell, also a ABAC HK staffer, attended APEC SMEs and Women meetings in Bali from  September 3 to 8.

He runs a live blog from Bali, highlighting key issues of discussions in the meetings. Through the various posts from Bali, he kept ABAC members and staffers informed on the key issues that were discussed and achieved over such an extended period of meetings.




In the Media



Trade Policy Group elected Ms Beth Smits (SWIFT) to take over Mr Tung Chee Chen as vice president at the 3rd AGM on Sept 9, 2013.

TPG President and Executive Director briefs HK business community on trade policy issues at a roundtable discussion organised by the Amercian Chamber of Commerce. (2013.2.27)

TPG President Anthony Nightingale speaks at HKGCC lunch time seminar, briefing the business community on key developments for HK in APEC as Russia takes the Chair in 2012. (2011.12.01)
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Intro of the HK-APEC Trade Policy Group: Leveraging HK Business Views in APEC. (powerpoint)


TPG Executive Director speaks to Bloomberg Brief about APEC 2013 Policy Priorities. Read the interview article. (2012.12.14)



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