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Hong Kong Financial Secretary Unveils 2014-15 Budget
Financial Secretary Stresses Need for Long-term Fiscal Planning and Maintaining City’s Competitiveness

The Hong Kong Financial Secretary, John C. Tsang, outlined the government’s long-term financial planning strategy in his 2014-15 Budget and unveiled measures to boost Hong Kong’s economy and sharpen the city’s competitive edge.

The Financial Secretary forecast economic growth for Hong Kong of between 3 percent and 4 percent in 2014, compared to 2.9 percent GDP growth in 2013.
Consultation Document on Changes to Election Methods Published

 
Hong Kong Remains World’s Freest Economy

SFETO Celebrates the Year of the Horse
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco (SFETO) celebrated the Year of the Horse with more than 300 distinguished guests, mayors, consuls general, government officials and business leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area at its annual Spring Reception on February 5.

Welcoming the guests, the Director of the SFETO, Ms Subrina Chow, said that the trade ties between Hong Kong and the United States remained strong. For the first 11 months in 2013, US exports to Hong Kong reached nearly US$39 billion, up 17.5 per cent from 2012.
Eight Hong Kong Movies Featured in Hong Kong Cinema

 
SFETO Celebrates the Year of the Horse

 

 

10 Years and Counting - a Decade of Offshore Renminbi Business
On February 25, 2004, banks in Hong Kong became the first in the world to provide personal customers with offshore Renminbi banking services. Since then, the city has firmly established itself as the pioneer and focal point for developing new products and promoting the wider use of the Mainland Chinese currency around the world.

"Internationalization of the Renminbi has become a dominant trend with more and more activities in major cities around the world. This trend will gather pace with the Central Government's commitment to ongoing financial and economic reform," said the Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang.
10 Years and Counting - a Decade of Offshore Renminbi Business

 
10 Years and Counting - a Decade of Offshore Renminbi Business


CAAMFest 2014 – March 13-23 – San Francisco Bay Area
Dallas International Film Festival – April 3-13
While Hong Kong film talents have made their name in the United States, Hong Kong movies are not often seen in U.S. theatres. In the coming months, movie-lovers will have the chance to see a few Hong Kong movies in the film festivals in San Francisco Bay Area and Dallas.
The Third Annual Hong Kong Cinema – October 4-6

 
Dallas International Film Festival – April 3-13

 


 
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