Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York
Hong Kong
Director promotes business and trade ties in Philadelphia

Members of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia learned more about growing their business in Hong Kong, and about opportunities arising from the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area at a breakfast presentation (Jun 4).

Pointing out that Hong Kong was recently ranked the world’s 2nd most competitive economy by International Institute of Management Development, Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu gave an update on the latest economic landscape and developments in Hong Kong, including the city’s efforts to diversify its economy and expand market coverage. She also highlighted Hong Kong’s growing role as Asia’s arbitration and disputes resolution center. Emphasizing the city’s advantages under the “One Country, Two Systems” principle, Ms Chu encouraged businesses to explore the opportunities arising from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area development, such as in innovation and technology, creative industries, finance and medicine and healthcare.

Also at the meeting was Associate Director-General of Invest Hong Kong Charles Ng, who spoke on how his team could help Philadelphia businesses to set up and grow in Hong Kong.

Earlier on, Director Chu met with Chief Cultural Officer of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy Kelly Lee to explore collaborations in arts and culture exchange between Hong Kong and Philadelphia.

Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu spoke on the latest economic developments in Hong Kong at a breakfast meeting with members of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia.
Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu spoke on the latest economic developments in Hong Kong at a breakfast meeting with members of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia.
 
Associate Director-General of Invest Hong Kong Charles Ng spoke on how Philadelphia businesses can use Hong Kong as a springboard to expand their market in Mainland China and the rest of Asia.Associate Director-General of Invest Hong Kong Charles Ng spoke on how Philadelphia businesses can use Hong Kong as a springboard to expand their market in Mainland China and the rest of Asia.

Members of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia attended the breakfast presentation "Grow Your Global Business in Hong Kong".
Members of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia attended the breakfast presentation "Grow Your Global Business in Hong Kong".
 
Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu (right) met Chief Cultural Officer of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy Kelly Lee (center). Deputy Director of HKETONY Erica Lam (left) also attended the meeting.
Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu (right) met Chief Cultural Officer of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy Kelly Lee (center). Deputy Director of HKETONY Erica Lam (left) also attended the meeting.


    
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