Major Speeches, Presentations and Press Releases



Topic Date
Appointments of members to Consumer Council announced 29-12-2017
SCED speaks to the media 24-12-2017
Arrangements for frequency spectrum in 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands upon expiry of existing assignments and spectrum utilisation fee announced 19-12-2017
Speech by SCED at award ceremony for Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong Design Competition 2017 18-12-2017
Hong Kong signs MOU with Argentina on co-operation in wine-related businesses 15-12-2017
Appointments to Toys and Children's Products Safety Appeal Board Panel announced 15-12-2017
Arrangement between NDRC and HKSAR Government on advancing Hong Kong's full participation in and contribution to Belt and Road Initiative signed 14-12-2017
SCED attends closing session of 11th WTO Ministerial Conference 14-12-2017
SCED convenes plenary sessions of 11th WTO Ministerial Conference 13-12-2017
LCQ3: Introduction of a mechanism for class actions 13-12-2017
Speech by SCED at plenary session of 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires (English only) 12-12-2017
SCED calls on WTO Members to reach consensus at 11th WTO Ministerial Conference 12-12-2017
SCED attends opening session of 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Argentina 11-12-2017
SCED to attend 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Argentina 07-12-2017
Speech by SCED at keynote luncheon of Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum (English only) 07-12-2017
LCQ12: Promoting exchanges between Hong Kong and member states of ASEAN 06-12-2017
LCQ20: Measures to protect online-shopping consumers' interests and boost e-commerce 06-12-2017
Speech by SCED at opening of Fashion Asia 2017 Hong Kong (English only) 06-12-2017
Speech by SCED at reception of InvestHK Annual Meeting 2017 (English only) 05-12-2017
Speech by SCED at seminar on "Free Trade and Globalisation - The Hong Kong Experience in Retrospect and the Prospects" (English only) 01-12-2017
Speech by SCED at CarbonCare Label 2017 Award Ceremony (English only) 01-12-2017
LCQ4: Development of green tourism 29-11-2017
LCQ22: Extension of fibre-based networks to villages in remote locations 29-11-2017
Speech by SCED at 2017 HK4As Kam Fan Awards Presentation Gala (English only) 24-11-2017
LCQ9: New strategies to encourage the staging of events or activities in Hong Kong 22-11-2017
LCQ13: Implementation of United Nations Security Council's sanctions against North Korea 22-11-2017
LCQ16: Economic activities between Hong Kong and member countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations 22-11-2017
Agreement on intellectual property co-operation in Pan-Pearl River Delta region signed 21-11-2017
Speech by Acting FS at opening ceremony of 28th Pacific Insurance Conference (English only) 20-11-2017
Structured Dialogue meeting between HKSARG and European Union explores ways to deepen relations 16-11-2017
SCED visits Beijing 15-11-2017
LCQ3: Food Truck Pilot Scheme 15-11-2017
LCQ10: Development of guided walking tours in Hong Kong 15-11-2017
LCQ22: Measures to attract companies located outside Hong Kong to establish operations in Hong Kong 15-11-2017
SCED to visit Beijing 13-11-2017
Closing Address by SCED at 9th World Chinese Economic Summit 2017 (English only) 13-11-2017
SCED speaks on Hong Kong - ASEAN Free Trade Agreement and related Investment Agreement 13-11-2017
Speech by SCED at signing ceremony of Hong Kong, China - ASEAN Free Trade Agreement and Investment Agreement in the Philippines (English only) 12-11-2017
Hong Kong and ASEAN sign Free Trade Agreement and Related Investment Agreement 12-11-2017
Speech by SCED at FFFRIDAY Music and Exhibition Kick-off Ceremony (English only) 10-11-2017
SCED to visit the Philippines 10-11-2017
SCED meets with trade representatives of APEC member economies in Vietnam 09-11-2017
Wine re-exported from Hong Kong to enjoy instant customs clearance in all customs districts of the Mainland 09-11-2017
SCED: Hong Kong is a staunch supporter of trade and investment liberalisation 08-11-2017
LCQ4: Health risks of thermal paper containing Bisphenol A 08-11-2017
LCQ13: Implementation of Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area 08-11-2017
LCQ6: Provision of resources to RTHK 08-11-2017
SCED to attend APEC Ministerial Meeting in Vietnam 06-11-2017
LCQ11: Regulation of inbound Mainland tour groups 01-11-2017
LCQ18: Operation and management of Kai Tak Cruise Terminal 01-11-2017
LCQ22: Enforcement of the Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 01-11-2017
Speech by SCED at CAHK 34th anniversary gala dinner and STAR award presentation ceremony (English only) 31-10-2017
LCQ5: Measures to enhance competitiveness of convention and exhibition industry 25-10-2017
SCED visits Tuen Mun District 24-10-2017
SCED congratulates film director Wong Kar-wai on receiving Lumière Award 21-10-2017
SCED visits Sham Shui Po District 19-10-2017
LCQ20: Studies and consultations on tourism development projects 18-10-2017
SCED speaks to the media 14-10-2017
Speech by SCED at 34th Annual General Meeting Luncheon of Hong Kong Retail Management Association (English only) 13-10-2017
SCED attends second day of WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering 10-10-2017
SCED: WTO should seek to develop strong domestic regulation disciplines in services and facilitate e-commerce 10-10-2017
SCED to attend WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering in Morocco 09-10-2017
SCED speaks to the media 06-10-2017
SCED to attend WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering in Morocco 06-10-2017
Opening remarks by Acting SCED at Shared Value Forum 2017 (English only) 21-09-2017
SCED visits design and arts institutes in London 20-09-2017
SCED visits creative institutes in London 19-09-2017
SCED to visit UK 16-09-2017
Government committed to promoting SMEs' integration into global value chains 15-09-2017
Belt and Road Summit attracts over 3,000 participants 11-09-2017
SCED speaks to the media on Belt and Road Initiative 11-09-2017
Speech by SCED at Belt and Road Summit (English only) 11-09-2017
SCED to visit the Philippines 07-09-2017
SCED attends 2nd ASEAN Economic Ministers - Hong Kong, China Consultations 09-09-2017
Hong Kong and ASEAN conclude Free Trade Agreement negotiations 09-09-2017
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of Centrestage Elites (English only) 06-09-2017
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of 36th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair (English only) 05-09-2017
SCED speaks to the media on Trade and Industry Advisory Board 04-09-2017
SCED speaks to the media on observation wheel 04-09-2017
Trade and Industry Advisory Board expanded to gauge wider spectrum of views 01-09-2017
SCED speaks to the media 19-08-2017
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of incubation programme centres of Hong Kong Design Centre (English only) 17-08-2017
Speech by SCED at luncheon to celebrate 71st Independence Day of India (English only) 15-08-2017
PSCIT underlines importance of co-operation with Malaysia under Belt and Road Initiative 09-08-2017
Hong Kong and Mainland sign agreement to enhance tourism exchange and co-operation 09-08-2017
HKSAR Government and NDRC to discuss co-operation agreement on Belt and Road Initiative 08-08-2017
Transcript of remarks by SCED at media session 01-08-2017
SCED visits North District to better understand community needs 01-08-2017
Transcript of remarks by SCED at media session 31-07-2017
LCQ4: Anti-competition practices of some Internet search-engine service providers 12-07-2017
Government announces re-appointment to Hong Kong Tourism Board 07-07-2017
SCED speaks on complaints against TVB 05-07-2017
LCQ4: Radiation levels of mobile base stations 05-07-2017
LCQ22: CHOICE magazine published by Consumer Council 05-07-2017
Appointments to Board of Ocean Park Corporation announced 30-06-2017
Hong Kong and Mainland sign Co-operation Arrangement in the Area of Intellectual Property 28-06-2017
LCQ4: Promotion of tourism 28-06-2017
LCQ17: Measures to enhance competitiveness of Hong Kong 28-06-2017
SCED promotes Hong Kong brands in Beijing 27-06-2017
SCED to attend 2017 Hong Kong Trendy Products Expo, Beijing and Hong Kong Brand Festival Beijing 26-06-2017
LCQ2: Broadcast of local sports events on free TV channels 21-06-2017
LCQ7: Opportunities for tourism industry brought about by development of cities in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area 21-06-2017
LCQ11: Incidents of airlines failing to provide seats for ticket-holding passengers to board flights 21-06-2017
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of 31st International Travel Expo and 12th MICE Travel Expo (English only) 15-06-2017
LCQ21: Food Truck Pilot Scheme 14-06-2017
LCQ8: Development of tourism projects with local characteristics 14-06-2017
LCQ6: Work of steering committee for the Belt and Road and Belt and Road Office 14-06-2017
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of Knowledge of Design Week 2017 (English only) 14-06-2017
Speech by SCED at Trade and Investment Session of OECD MCM in Paris (English only) 08-06-2017
Hong Kong supports free trade and multilateral trading system 08-06-2017
LCQ10: Measures to attract companies located outside Hong Kong to establish operations in Hong Kong 07-06-2017
LCQ9: Provision of public payphone service in Hong Kong 07-06-2017
Hong Kong is gateway for Dutch companies to enter Mainland and Belt and Road markets 06-06-2017
Speech by SCED at lunch meeting with Dutch business leaders in Schiphol (English only) 06-06-2017
SCED to visit Netherlands and France 05-06-2017
Speech by SCED at 27th Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association Annual Dinner (English only) 02-06-2017
SCED conducts home visits under "Celebrations for All" project in Central and Western District 02-06-2017
SCED speaks on Food Truck Pilot Scheme 30-05-2017
LC: Opening remarks by SCED in moving motion in accordance with Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation Ordinance 25-05-2017
Hong Kong is "super-connector" bridging Mainland and global markets under Belt and Road Initiative 25-05-2017
LCQ10: Regulation of person-to-person telemarketing calls 24-05-2017
SCED to attend SmartHK 2017 in Fuzhou 23-05-2017
SCED takes part in discussion on future development of APEC 21-05-2017
SCED attends APEC MRT Meeting in Vietnam 20-05-2017
SCED to attend APEC ministerial meeting in Vietnam 18-05-2017
LCQ8: Encouraging producers of overseas movies and television programmes to conduct location filming in Hong Kong 17-05-2017
SCED attends Expo Central China 2017 17-05-2017
Hong Kong to commence Free Trade Agreement negotiation with Australia 16-05-2017
Speech by SCED at official launch of Hong Kong, China-Australia Free Trade Agreement negotiations (English only) 16-05-2017
SCED speaks on Hong Kong, China - Australia FTA negotiations 16-05-2017
SCED to attend Expo Central China 2017 15-05-2017
SCED speaks on Hong Kong - ASEAN Free Trade Agreement 13-05-2017
SCED speaks on strengthening regulation of person-to-person telemarketing calls 12-05-2017
Public consultation on strengthening regulation of person-to-person telemarketing calls launched 11-05-2017
Government clarifies Next Magazine's report on development restrictions 10-05-2017
SCED speaks on funding for expansion and development plan of Hong Kong Disneyland 02-05-2017
PSCIT attends 14th ASEAN Leadership Forum 28-04-2017
Hong Kong signs MOU with Champagne on co-operation in wine-related businesses 27-04-2017
LCQ16: Programming arrangements of RTHK TV channels 26-04-2017
Deadline for HKCTV to accept licence renewal extended 25-04-2017
Chief Executive in Council approves termination of TVBNV's pay TV licence 25-04-2017
Speech by SCED at signing ceremony for Memorandum of Agreement between Cambodian Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training and HKCAMHR (English only) 24-04-2017
SCED speaks on HKCTV 21-04-2017
SCED speaks on Food Truck Pilot Scheme 20-04-2017
Enhancement measures of Food Truck Pilot Scheme announced 20-04-2017
SCED promotes Hong Kong brands in Macau 13-04-2017
SCED to visit Macau and Guangzhou 12-04-2017
LCQ22: Bringing legal actions against acts in contravention of conduct rules according to Competition Ordinance 12-04-2017
LCQ9: Receiving TV signals via HKCTV's signal distribution systems 12-04-2017
LCQ8: Measures to assist publishing and printing industries 12-04-2017
SCED congratulates First Feature Film Initiative-funded projects on scooping Hong Kong Film Awards 10-04-2017
SCED's opening remarks on commerce, industry and tourism areas at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting 06-04-2017
SCED's opening remarks on communications and creative industries policy areas at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting 06-04-2017
SCED opens "Confluence · 20+" design exhibition in Milan 05-04-2017
Hong Kong serves as "super-connector" between Slovenia and Mainland China under Belt and Road Initiative 03-04-2017
Speech by SCED at "Hong Kong - Slovenia: Opportunities in Hong Kong for the Slovenian Business" business seminar and luncheon in Slovenia (English only) 03-04-2017
Hong Kong signs MOU with Slovenia on co-operation in wine-related businesses 03-04-2017
Re-appointments to Management Committee of Consumer Legal Action Fund 31-03-2017
Government announces re-appointments to Hong Kong Tourism Board 31-03-2017
SCED to visit Slovenia and Italy 31-03-2017
Government announces appointments to Communications Authority 31-03-2017
Appointments to Hong Kong Film Development Council 31-03-2017
Government announces discontinuation of digital audio broadcasting services in Hong Kong 28-03-2017
SCED's articles: A Busy “Cruise Weekend” 25-03-2017
LCQ8: Radiation levels of mobile base stations 22-03-2017
Hong Kong and Mainland sign co-operative agreement on commerce and industry matters 21-03-2017
Speech by SCED at inauguration reception for International Affairs Committee of Federation of Hong Kong Industries (English only) 20-03-2017
Speech by SCED at "Made in Asia" sourcing symposium 2017 (English only) 16-03-2017
SCED speaks on cinema development and Food Truck Pilot Scheme 13-03-2017
Speech by SCED at Prime Source Forum Hong Kong 2017 (English only) 13-03-2017
Government announces new measures to facilitate cinema development in Hong Kong 13-03-2017
Travel Industry Bill to be gazetted on March 10 08-03-2017
Appointment to Radio Television Hong Kong Board of Advisors announced 03-03-2017
Speech by SCED at opening reception of HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show 2017 (English only) 28-02-2017
SCED speaks on tourism 24-02-2017
Speech by SCED at WeWork opening ceremony (English only) 23-02-2017
LCQ22: Competition conditions of auto-fuels market in Hong Kong 22-02-2017
LCQ16: Regulation of cosmetics, skin care products and slimming health food 22-02-2017
LCQ10: Labelling and product descriptions of seafood products 22-02-2017
LCQ18: Proposals on development of convention and exhibition venues in Wan Chai 15-02-2017
LCQ10: Promotion of free trade and economic development of Hong Kong 15-02-2017
LCQ5: Law enforcement against unfair trade practices 15-02-2017
Second consultation on arrangements for 900/1800 MHz spectrum upon expiry of existing assignments and spectrum utilisation fee 14-02-2017
First Meeting of Working Group on Enhancing Hong Kong/Macao Economic Co-operation 09-02-2017
SCED speaks on Food Truck Pilot Scheme 05-02-2017
SCED speaks on Food Truck Pilot Scheme and tourism 02-02-2017
First batch of food trucks under Food Truck Pilot Scheme launched 02-02-2017
SCED attends WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering in Switzerland 20-01-2017
Speech by SCED at WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering in Switzerland (English only) 20-01-2017
SCED to attend WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering in Switzerland 19-01-2017
Speech by SCED at StartmeupHK Venture Forum (English only) 17-01-2017
Appointments to Economic Development Commission and Working Groups 16-01-2017
Appointment to Board of Ocean Park Corporation 13-01-2017
Speech by SCED at Joint Opening Ceremony of HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Licensing Show (English only) 09-01-2017
Speech by SCED at opening session of 6th Asian Licensing Conference (English only) 09-01-2017
SCED saddened by death of "Old Master Q" comic series creator Mr Alphonso Wong 03-01-2017