The ‘Financial seminar from Mr. Victor Au and business opportunities along the Belt and Road’, which was organized by the Wanchai and Central & Western District Industries and Commerce Association, Association of Industries and Commerce of Yaumatei Tsimshatsui Mongkok, Sai Kung District Industries and Commerce Association, Hong Kong Causeway Bay Industry and Commerce Association Ltd., Hong Kong Kai Tak Industry and Commerce Association Ltd., Association of Industries and Commerce of N.E. New Territories and HK (SME) Economic & Trade Promotional Association , was successfully held on 12 November 2016.
Dr. Yuk-lun LEE, JP, Vice-president of the International Academy of the Belt and Road gave a talk in the activity. The topic was How Hong Kong roles in the Belt and Road Initiative? Discuss from the perspective of Hong Kong’s financial advantages. First, Dr. Lee pointed out that the Belt and Road has a strategic significance, and encourage Chinese enterprises to ‘going global’. He illustrated that the industries can learn the advanced technologies to make the transformation and upgrading, and bring them along the Belt and Road countries. In addition, As an international financial centre, and with the geographical advantages, Hong Kong provides not only to provide a financing platform, but also various professional services. Specifically, the procedure of going listed is clear and definite, and the bank loans are easily accessed, and varieties of financial products and services providing in Hong Kong. Moreover, Dr. Lee analyzed that the characteristics of the Hong Kong Chinese-funded brokers, and said that Hong Kong as one of the free movement of currencies, and is the biggest offshore Renminbi market provide convenience to the investors.
Last but not least, Dr. Lee pointed out that ‘Belt and Road’ contains valuable business opportunity, and encouraged young entrepreneur should seize the chance along the ‘Belt and Road’.