Speeches and Presentations

SCED attends APEC Ministerial Meeting in Bali

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Gregory So, attended the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting (AMM) in Bali, Indonesia, today (October 4).

Mr So attended the AMM opening plenary to listen to reports of the Chairs of the Senior Officials' Meeting and the APEC Business Advisory Council, and a briefing by the Director General of the World Trade Organization, Mr Roberto Azevedo, on the state of international trade in the current global economy.

To exchange views on bilateral trade relations and issues of mutual concern, Mr So also held meetings with his ministerial counterparts today on the sidelines of the AMM.

Tomorrow (October 5), Mr So will first attend breakout sessions. Afterwards, he will participate in the AMM plenary session to discuss with other ministers how to achieve sustainable growth with equity and the APEC framework on connectivity.

Mr So will be back in Hong Kong on October 6.

Friday, October 4, 2013