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[2020 Economic Summit Forum] Gathering the political and business leaders of mainland and Hong Kong to analyze the economic opportunities of China and Hong Kong

2021-02-05T12:10:05.833Z

HUAWEI CLOUD presented the "Hong Kong 01" 2020 Economic Summit Forum which was successfully held yesterday, bringing together important figures from the mainland, Hong Kong, political and business communities and well-known scholars to examine the trend of the game between China and the United States and its impact on Hong Kong from a macro perspective.



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Written by: Xie Deqin

2021-02-05 20:00

Last update date: 2021-02-05 20:00

HUAWEI CLOUD presented the "Hong Kong 01" 2020 Economic Summit Forum which was successfully held yesterday, bringing together important figures from the mainland, Hong Kong, political and business communities and well-known scholars to examine the trend of the game between China and the United States and its impact on Hong Kong from a macro perspective.

As an international financial center and the core engine for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, how can Hong Kong give full play to its own and regional advantages and take the lead in the "big reshuffle" of the global political and economic landscape?

Under the haze of the epidemic, how can Hong Kong explore new development opportunities?

The attending guests exchanged ideas based on the concept of "Smart, Vision, and Opportunity", and jointly made suggestions for promoting the long-term and healthy development of Hong Kong's economy.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivered a video speech for the opening ceremony of the "Hong Kong 01" 2020 Summit: "2020 is an important turning point since Hong Kong's return, and it is a new starting point for the stability of one country, two systems. Foreign companies have a positive impact on Hong Kong's economic prospects. Confidence is not only because of Hong Kong’s legal environment, judicial independence, clean government, good regulation and international connections, but also because of the opportunities that the Greater Bay Area brings to Hong Kong. Hong Kong enjoys the advantage of being close to the water. I hope that all sectors of society will continue to support it. Together with the government's anti-epidemic work, Hong Kong will be able to get out of the epidemic as soon as possible and refocus on economic development."

Chief Executive Carrie Lam gave a video speech at the opening ceremony of the "Hong Kong 01" 2020 Summit Forum

This forum is divided into two parts. The first part of the theme "Bay Area Innovative Development, Hong Kong and Shenzhen Dual Engines" is closely linked to the international hot spot of the global impact of the new crown epidemic.

The two major industries of innovation, technology and finance have shown their power under the epidemic, and will continue to be the engine of economic growth after the epidemic. With the development of post-epidemic reconstruction, industrial planning is an important link in economic transformation and upgrading.

As a major national development strategy, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will certainly play an important role in the recovery of China's economy. Hong Kong and Shenzhen share important functions in it. How can the two industries play the role of dual engines?

Mr. Yu Pinhai, founder of "Hong Kong 01", Mr. Ren Zhigang, member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and Mr. Li Xiaojia, former CEO of HKEX Group

This part is divided into two discussion sessions. First, Mr. Ren Zhigang, a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mr. Li Xiaojia, the former CEO of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Group, and Mr. Yu Pinhai, the founder of "Hong Kong 01", will share the aspects of financial interoperability. .

Discussion Session 2 invited Dr. Ouyang Boquan, Chairman of the Board of MTR Corporation Limited, Professor Chen Jiaqiang, Chairman of the Board of WeLab, Professor Hong Weimin, Chief Liaison Officer for Hong Kong Affairs of the Qianhai Authority, and Dr. Ou Jinglin, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Financial Development Council who presided over Discuss from the level of innovation and technology cooperation.

Among them, Professor Hong Weimin, Chief Liaison Officer for Hong Kong Affairs of the Qianhai Administration, shared: "I am happy to see that Hong Kong has different higher education institutions returning to the Greater Bay Area for "industry-university-research" cooperation, which is conducive to talent exchange. In addition, Hong Kong has inherently complex and different The scenario is used for the development of financial technology, which can make up for Shenzhen’s shortcomings. However, if the customs clearance problem is not resolved, Hong Kong may be marginalized."

Dr. Ou Jinglin, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Financial Development Council, Mr. Ouyang Boquan, Chairman of the Board of MTR Corporation Limited, Professor Chen Jiaqiang, Chairman of the Board of WeLab, Professor Hong Weimin, Chief Liaison Officer for Hong Kong Affairs, Qianhai Authority

Professor Hong Weimin, Chief Liaison Officer for Hong Kong Affairs, Qianhai Administration

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The theme of the second part of the forum is "China and the United States set a new chapter in Hong Kong crisis and opportunity". The Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Mr. Chen Maobo, gave a video keynote speech. He said: "Many foreign studies point out that The difference in the performance of China and the United States in responding to the new crown pneumonia epidemic. In this situation, China’s economic aggregate may surpass that of the United States in 2028. For Hong Kong’s local level, Hong Kong needs to formulate plans and adjust its positioning in response to possible US actions in the future. We will continue to play to Hong Kong’s unique role and role in the national development strategy, especially in turning crises into opportunities in finance, technology and trade."

Later, Mr. Huang Keqiang, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Professor Lin Yifu, Dean of the Institute of New Structural Economics of Peking University, and Professor Deng Xiwei, Deputy Director of the Institute of China and Global Development of the University of Hong Kong, discussed this topic. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Business and Economic Development The former Director of the Bureau, Mr. Su Jinliang, served as the chairperson.

Mr. Huang Keqiang, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Corporation, said: "Hong Kong needs to be more self-reliant in the struggle between China and the United States. The Science and Technology Park hopes to help the company use Hong Kong as its base to do core research in Hong Kong to develop the Greater Bay Area, the Belt and Road Initiative and Southeast Asian markets. , To achieve "go out and bring in".

Mr. Su Jinliang, former Director of the Bureau of Commerce and Economic Development of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Mr. Huang Keqiang, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation;

Mr. Huang Keqiang, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

The 2020 Economic Summit Forum brings together important figures from the mainland, Hong Kong and political circles to analyze the economic opportunities of China and Hong Kong

Source: hk1

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