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SCIT meets Member of the House of Councillors of Japan
(January 05 2006)
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The Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology, Mr John Tsang, met Mrs Yoriko Kawaguchi, Member of the House of Councillors of Japan on January 5. Mr Tsang briefed Mrs Kawaguchi on the achievements of the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference (HKMC) of the World Trade Organization. Mr Tsang pointed out that HKMC had successfully established a launching pad for the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) negotiations to enter the final phase in 2006. He looked forward to the continuing contribution of Japan to help bring the DDA negotiations to a successful conclusion. Mr Tsang also took the opportunity to brief Mrs Kawaguchi on the successful implementation of CEPA and Hong Kong's initiatives in science and technology.