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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco Issue 68

Hong Kong Chief Executive Delivers Maiden Policy Address
In his first Policy Address since taking office on July 1, 2012, Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung laid out plans to tackle a variety of issues, including housing and land supply, the environment, poverty and an aging population. Mr. Leung said that to tackle the challenges ahead, Hong Kong had to achieve sustained economic growth.

Mr. Leung announced a multi-pronged approach to deal with the shortage of housing and land. Among the initiatives is a production target of 100,000 public rental housing units in five years starting from 2018... Second Annual Hong Kong Cinema in San Francisco

 
Hong Kong Chief Executive Delivers Maiden Policy Address

Asian Financial Forum Addresses Key Global Financial, Economic Issues
Over 2,000 leaders of finance from more than 40 different countries and territories, and across the spectrums of politics, business and academia shared insights into the latest global and regional economic and financial development at the Asian Financial Forum (AFF).

Since its launch in 2007, the AFF has evolved over the years into a premier financial event in Asia. Under the theme “Asia: Shaping the Next Global Landscape”.... Asian Financial Forum Addresses Key Global Financial, Economic Issues

 
Asian Financial Forum Addresses Key Global Financial, Economic Issues

 

 

Hong Kong Ranked World’s Freest Economy for 19th Consecutive Year
The acting Financial Secretary, Professor K C Chan, welcomed the ranking of Hong Kong as the freest economy in the world for the 19th consecutive year by the Heritage Foundation on January 10, 2013.

According to the 2013 “Index of Economic Freedom,” Hong Kong scores 89.3 (on a scale from 0 to 100), well above the global average of 59.6.

 
Hong Kong Ranked World’s Freest Economy for 19th Consecutive Year

Hong Kong Tops World Economic Forum’s Financial Development Index
With a score of 5.31 (on a scale of 1 to 7), Hong Kong ranks first for the second consecutive year in the “Financial Development Index” released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its 2012 Financial Development Report.

Hong Kong Financial Secretary, John C. Tsang, welcomed the WEF’s recognition of Hong Kong’s leading position among international financial centers.

 
Hong Kong Tops World Economic Forum’s Financial Development Index
 
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Economic Development Commission Established to Maintain Hong Kong’s Long-Term Competitiveness

Digital Cinema Helps Promote Film Culture

IMF Reaffirms Support for Linked Exchange Rate System and Hong Kong Policies Safeguarding Economic, Financial Stability

New GovWiFi Program Provides Enhanced Public Wi-Fi Service

International Study Shows Hong Kong Students’ Outstanding Performance in Reading Literacy, Mathematics and Science

More Overseas and Mainland Companies Using Hong Kong as their Regional Command and Control Center

“Hong Kong 2011” Yearbook’s iPad App Ready for Download

Hong Kong Technological Product Wins International Award



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