The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York celebrated the Year of the Pig with marimba and lion dance performances at a Chinese New Year Reception in New York City on Feb 11. Speaking at the event, Hong Kong Commissioner to the US Eddie Mak highlighted the longstanding and mutually beneficial partnership between Hong Kong and the US, which is the city’s second largest trading partner. “Our door is always open to US investors and businesses,” he said. Welcoming guests, Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu spoke on the different opportunities Hong Kong offers, in diverse sectors such as financial services, I&T, professional services, logistics, arts and culture, creative industries and design.
The reception in New York is the second in a series of Chinese New Year receptions hosted by the HKETONY, with over 300 guests from various sectors, including the academic, arts and culture, business, government and media.