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Third Belt and Road Summit Hong Kong – Highlights and Pictures

The third Belt and Road Summit was held in Hong Kong, jointly organised by HKSAR and HKTDC on 28th June 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme for this year’s summit was “Collaborate for Success”. The summit saw 70 government officials, business leaders and representatives of international organisations from Hong Kong, Chinese mainland and around the world to share their insights.  It also served as a platform to explore collaboration opportunities. Key highlights from the event: Over 70 government official from across the world were invited Hong Kong and Georgia signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) at the summit Hong Kong enterprises including the CLP Group and HPA Ltd. signed MoUs with a number of Thai companies during the summit A unique milk ...

Interview with Mr. Stephen Wong – Green Finance through the BRI

Hopaloop attended the Belt and Road Summit 2018 at the HKCEC. Green Finance in BRI is one of the most discussed topics of the summit. An exclusive interview with Mr. Stephen Wong, the deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute Our Hong Kong Foundation. Hopaloop: What’s your take on Green Development and Hong Kong’s role in it as part of the Belt and Road Initiative? Mr. Wong: Green development is a revolution which is happening faster than digital revolution. The idea of polluting and fixing later on is clearly not working and aggressive steps needs to be taken to prevent pollution. Green bonds are a major tool to finance the financing gaps and Hong Kong is an emerging market in that front. Hong Kong is also one of the leading financial centres with a unique ...

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