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Hong Kong celebrates robust trade ties with Georgia

Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs Clement Leung and Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade office in New York Steve Barclay called on Governor Nathan Deal on March 11. Mr Leung highlighted the robust trade growth between Hong Kong and Georgia last year, with Georgia exports jumping by one-fifth in value to almost US$800 million compared to 2013.

Mr Leung and Mr Barclay also met with Hala Moddelmog, President & CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Jorge Fernandez, Vice President of Global Commerce of the Chamber, where they discussed areas of mutual cooperation. During their visit to Georgia, they also met with Ambassador Charles Shapiro, President of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and other members of the Council.

On the same evening, Mr Leung and Mr Barclay officiated at the Chinese New Year Spring Reception held at The Carter Center. They updated guests about the economic and political developments in Hong Kong. More than 180 guests, comprising of officials and executives from the government, academics, business and the media, attended the reception.

 

     
Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, Mr Clement Leung with the Governor of Georgia, Mr Nathan Deal.
Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, Mr Clement Leung with the Governor of Georgia, Mr Nathan Deal.
 
Toasting to a prosperous Year of the Ram are (from left): Director of the Hong Kong Development Trade Council in New York, Mr Anthony Mak; Deputy Head of InvestHK in New York, Ms Kristi Shalla; Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY), Mr Steve Barclay; Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs in USA, Mr Clement Leung; and the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Information Center of Atlanta, Mr Bill Ramsey, Mr Henry Yu and Judge Al Wong of the State Court of Dekalb County.
Toasting to a prosperous Year of the Ram are (from left): Director of the Hong Kong Development Trade Council in New York, Mr Anthony Mak; Deputy Head of InvestHK in New York, Ms Kristi Shalla; Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY), Mr Steve Barclay; Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs in USA, Mr Clement Leung; and the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Information Center of Atlanta, Mr Bill Ramsey, Mr Henry Yu and Judge Al Wong of the State Court of Dekalb County.
     
Commissioner Leung with the President and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), Ms Hala Moddelmog.
Commissioner Leung with the President and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), Ms Hala Moddelmog.
 
Present at the meeting with MAC are (from left):  Mr Paul Cheung, Deputy Director of HKETONY; Mr Steve Barclay, Director of HKETONY; Mr Clement Leung, Hong Kong Commissioner; Hala Moddelmog, President and CEO of MAC; Jorge Fernandez, Vice President of Global Commerce of the Chamber; and Gene Haratty, Senior Consultant of the Hong Kong Information Center of Atlanta.Present at the meeting with MAC are (from left): Mr Paul Cheung, Deputy Director of HKETONY; Mr Steve Barclay, Director of HKETONY; Mr Clement Leung, Hong Kong Commissioner; Hala Moddelmog, President and CEO of MAC; Jorge Fernandez, Vice President of Global Commerce of the Chamber; and Gene Haratty, Senior Consultant of the Hong Kong Information Center of Atlanta.
     
Commissioner Leung gave an update on the latest developments in Hong Kong during a luncheon meeting with members of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. Commissioner Leung gave an update on the latest developments in Hong Kong during a luncheon meeting with members of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
 
Mr Leung speaks at the World Affairs Council luncheon.Mr Leung speaks at the World Affairs Council luncheon.
     
 
Commissioner Leung highlights the global advantages of Hong Kong at Georgia Tech.
Commissioner Leung highlights the global advantages of Hong Kong at Georgia Tech.
 


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