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HKETONY Director visits three Midwestern states

April 6, 2017 - Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY) Steve Barclay visited the states of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana earlier this month (April 4-6), meeting with state government leaders, business executives and students.

Among the officials he met were Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton, Kentucky Secretary for Commerce Terry Gill, Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger, members of the Dayton Development Coalition, and the Indy Chamber. During the meetings, Mr. Barclay discussed the latest developments in Hong Kong and the trade relations between Hong Kong and the respective states, including fintech in Hong Kong as well as the Belt and Road Initiative.

Speaking to students at Wright State University (Dayton, Ohio), Mr Barclay highlighted job and study opportunities in Hong Kong. The students were interested in the business environment and the city's role as a super-connector.

 

Director Steve Barclay (left) calls on Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton.
Director Steve Barclay (left) calls on Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton.
 
Mr Barclay (left) with Kentucky Secretary of Commerce Terry R. Gill, Jr.
Mr Barclay (left) with Kentucky Secretary of Commerce Terry R. Gill, Jr.
     
Mr Barclay highlighted study and job opportunities in Hong Kong at Wright State University.
Mr Barclay highlighted study and job opportunities in Hong Kong at Wright State University.
 
Students were interested in finding out more about the business environment of Hong Kong.
Students were interested in finding out more about the business environment of Hong Kong.


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