Major Speeches, Presentations and Press Releases



Topic Date
Mainland and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Co-operation Committee convenes first meeting 14-12-2018
SCED and CA announce arrangements for releasing 5G spectrum in various frequency bands 13-12-2018
CEDB holds "Belt and Road:Hong Kong - IN" Forum 12-12-2018
Speech by SCED at Hong Kong International Tourism Convention (English only) 12-12-2018
International tourism convention explores leveraging vast tourism potential of Belt and Road Initiative and Greater Bay Area development 12-12-2018
LCQ21: Food Truck Pilot Scheme 12-12-2018
LCQ1: RTHK as a public service broadcaster 12-12-2018
Structured Dialogue meeting between EU and HKSARG explores ways to deepen relations 07-12-2018
Appointments of Chairman and members to Consumer Council announced 07-12-2018
Government announces re-appointment to Hong Kong Tourism Board 07-12-2018
LCQ12: Enhancing regulation of person-to-person telemarketing calls 05-12-2018
LCQ21: US export control policy for dual-use technology 05-12-2018
LCQ2: Government's response to report by United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission 05-12-2018
LCQ1: Impacts on Hong Kong of report by United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission 05-12-2018
SCED visits Yuen Long District 03-12-2018
Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme invites new round of applications 03-12-2018
Public consultation on proposed updates to safety standards for toys and children's products launched 01-12-2018
LCQ9: Measures to assist Hong Kong enterprises in weathering China-US trade conflicts 28-11-2018
Public consultation on phase two of review on Broadcasting Ordinance and Telecommunications Ordinance launched 28-11-2018
Government to reduce telecommunications licence fees and introduce new fee component 23-11-2018
CreateSmart Initiative achieves positive results in promoting creative industries 22-11-2018
LCQ6: Diversion of tourists entering territory through Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge 21-11-2018
LCQ21: Implementation of Trade Descriptions Ordinance 21-11-2018
Appointments to Copyright Tribunal announced 16-11-2018
SCED: APEC members should redouble efforts to contain escalating trade conflicts through constructive dialogues 15-11-2018
Hong Kong and Australia conclude Free Trade Agreement negotiations 15-11-2018
Speech by SCED at plenary session of APEC Ministerial Meeting (English only) 15-11-2018
Appointments to Management Committee of Consumer Legal Action Fund announced 15-11-2018
LCQ7: Measures to cope with increasing number of inbound tourists 14-11-2018
SCED to attend 30th APEC Ministerial Meeting in Papua New Guinea 12-11-2018
Hong Kong Exhibition Area at China International Import Expo well-received 10-11-2018
Transcript of remarks by STH and SCED on relevant issues of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge 09-11-2018
United Nations Sanctions (South Sudan) Regulation 2018 gazetted 09-11-2018
LCQ1: Problems in economic development of Hong Kong 07-11-2018
LCQ21: Support for small and medium enterprises 07-11-2018
Hong Kong's role as gateway and important hub showcased at China International Import Expo 05-11-2018
SCED expresses deep sorrow over passing away of Mr Raymond Chow 02-11-2018
SCED to attend inaugural China International Import Expo in Shanghai 31-10-2018
LCQ5: Measures to mitigate impacts of Sino-US trade conflicts 31-10-2018
LCQ3: Classification of articles by Obscene Articles Tribunal 31-10-2018
Appointment to Advisory Committee on Cruise Industry announced 31-10-2018
Speech by Acting SCED at Asia Video Summit 2018 (English only) 30-10-2018
Hong Kong signs MOU with Bordeaux on co-operation in wine-related education and manpower training 27-10-2018
Government announces appointments to Hong Kong Tourism Board 26-10-2018
Import and Export (Electronic Cargo Information) (Amendment) Regulation 2017 to come into operation on October 24 22-10-2018
Hong Kong to showcase gateway role at inaugural China International Import Expo 17-10-2018
Chief Executive in Council grants second 10-year operating right of peak tramway 10-10-2018
SCED visits Yau Tsim Mong District 09-10-2018
Speech by SCED at Design Thinking Launch Reception (English only) 06-10-2018
SCED speaks on trade issues 04-10-2018
Import and Export (Electronic Cargo Information) (Amendment) Regulation 2018 to be gazetted 03-10-2018
SCED visits Canada to foster closer economic ties 28-09-2018
Co-ordination measures drawn up for visitors to Hong Kong during National Day Golden Week 27-09-2018
SCED: Hong Kong bears strong testimony to benefits of free trade 27-09-2018
Acting SCED speaks to media on Food Truck Pilot Scheme 26-09-2018
Government decides to extend Food Truck Pilot Scheme for two years 26-09-2018
SCED: Hong Kong will continue to be an open market 26-09-2018
SCED promotes Hong Kong's strengths in doing business on US visit 25-09-2018
Government responds to Airport Authority's acquisition of private interest in AsiaWorld-Expo 24-09-2018
SCED to visit United States and Canada 21-09-2018
United Nations Sanctions (ISIL and Al-Qaida) Regulation gazetted 21-09-2018
SCED visits Tsuen Wan District 20-09-2018
SCED speaks on trade issues 19-09-2018
Tourism Commission launches new "Visit Hong Kong" website 15-09-2018
Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme invites new round of applications 07-09-2018
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of Fashion Summit (HK) 2018 (English only) 06-09-2018
Speech by SCED at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 (English only) 03-09-2018
Public consultation on assignment arrangements of spectrum in 3.3 GHz and 4.9 GHz bands launched 28-08-2018
Appointments to Radio Television Hong Kong Board of Advisors announced 17-08-2018
CEDB and SASAC hold sharing session on Economic and Trade Cooperation Zones for Belt and Road opportunities 14-08-2018
SCED visits Wong Tai Sin District 10-08-2018
Import and export declaration charge to be capped at $200 from tomorrow 31-07-2018
SCED visits Sai Kung District 27-07-2018
SCED and DG-Com speak on public consultation on assignment arrangements of spectrum in 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands 26-07-2018
Public consultation on assignment arrangements of spectrum in 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands launched 26-07-2018
Government announces re-appointments to Hong Kong Tourism Board 20-07-2018
SCED speaks to media on impact of trade conflict between China and US on Hong Kong 16-07-2018
SCED visits Wan Chai District 09-07-2018
LCQ3: Use of site reserved for phase two development of Hong Kong Disneyland 04-07-2018
Speech by SCED at Cambodia - Hong Kong Trade Promotion Forum (English only) 29-06-2018
Scope of tax deductions for capital expenditure incurred for purchase of intellectual property rights expanded 29-06-2018
Third Belt and Road Summit fosters collaboration on all fronts 28-06-2018
Speech by SCED at third Belt and Road Summit (English only) 28-06-2018
SCED speaks on Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong and Georgia 28-06-2018
LCQ7: Reproduction of Hong Kong currency notes for filming 27-06-2018
LCQ14: Regulation of ingredients and labelling of personal care products and cosmetics 27-06-2018
Appointments to Board of Ocean Park Corporation announced 22-06-2018
United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) (Amendment) Regulation 2018 gazetted 22-06-2018
LCQ19: Spectrum for provision of fifth generation mobile services 20-06-2018
Charge for each import and export declaration capped at $200 from August 1 20-06-2018
LCQ5: Reproduction of Hong Kong currency notes for filming 20-06-2018
Government welcomes proposed development of first European design flower-themed garden in Hong Kong 18-06-2018
SCED visits Eastern District 14-06-2018
SCED to visit France and Netherlands 14-06-2018
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of 32nd International Travel Expo and 13th MICE Travel Expo (English only) 14-06-2018
LCQ1: Site reserved for second phase development of Hong Kong Disneyland 13-06-2018
First Belt and Road Joint Conference held 12-06-2018
Belt and Road Joint Conference to be held in Beijing 10-06-2018
United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2015 (Amendment) Regulation 2018 gazetted 08-06-2018
United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2018 gazetted 08-06-2018
Public consultation on telecommunications licence fees reduction and introduction of new fee component launched 08-06-2018
LCQ8: Broadcasting arrangements of international sports events 06-06-2018
LCQ20: Improvement of Hongkong Post's modus operandi in order to increase its revenue 06-06-2018
LCQ1: Measures to facilitate cinema development in Hong Kong 06-06-2018
Proposed legislative amendments to implement $200 cap on import and export declaration charges 30-05-2018
LCQ11: Introduction of mandatory cooling-off period to protect consumers 30-05-2018
Hong Kong supports bilateral and regional economic arrangements that further trade and investment liberalisation 26-05-2018
SCED urges all APEC members to show strong support for multilateral trading system 25-05-2018
Speech by SCED at discussion session of 2018 APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting in Port Moresby (English only) 25-05-2018
SCED arrives at Papua New Guinea to attend APEC ministerial meeting 24-05-2018
LCQ9: Large number of Mainland tourists staying overnight in local camp sites and beaches 23-05-2018
LCQ2: Measures to improve reception of visitors to Hong Kong 23-05-2018
United Nations Sanctions (Amendment) Bill 2018 to be gazetted 23-05-2018
SCED to attend APEC ministerial meeting in Papua New Guinea 22-05-2018
SCED visits Islands District 17-05-2018
LCQ17: Impacts on HK's telecommunications services caused by sanction on telecommunications equipment supplier 16-05-2018
LCQ20: Protecting consumers' rights and interests of online shoppers 16-05-2018
LCQ11: Introduction of mandatory cooling-off period to protect consumers 09-05-2018
SCED speaks on public consultation on assignment arrangements of spectrum in 3.4 - 3.6 GHz band for provision of public mobile services 02-05-2018
LCQ19: Protection of consumers' rights and interests of online shoppers and development of e-commerce 02-05-2018
Public consultation on assignment arrangements of spectrum in 3.4 - 3.6 GHz band for provision of public mobile services and related spectrum utilisation fee launched 02-05-2018
USCED shares Hong Kong's efforts in supporting SMEs at 15th ASEAN Leadership Forum 28-04-2018
SCED speaks on tourism 28-04-2018
Appointments to Competition Commission announced 27-04-2018
Revitalised Dr Sun Yat-sen Historical Trail becomes Hong Kong's latest cultural attraction 26-04-2018
SCED speaks on visit to Indonesia (English only) 25-04-2018
LCQ18: Imposition of tariffs by the United States on certain imports from Hong Kong 25-04-2018
LCQ14: Pilot Earn and Learn Scheme for Retail Industry 25-04-2018
SCED speaks on consumer protection and trade issues 18-04-2018
LCQ9: Setting of expiry dates for cash coupons by shop operators 11-04-2018
LCQ17: Treatment accorded to Hong Kong people by Mainland tourist destinations 11-04-2018
LCQ22: Measures to support small and medium enterprises 11-04-2018
SCED to attend opening ceremony of 2018 Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo, Macau 29-03-2018
SCED calls on various authorities in Beijing to enhance collaboration 29-03-2018
LCQ5: Grasping opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative 28-03-2018
LCQ6: Trade relations between Hong Kong and United States 28-03-2018
LCQ16: Depreciation and amortisation costs for the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort 28-03-2018
SCED to visit Beijing 27-03-2018
SCED promotes trade and investment collaboration in Vietnam 23-03-2018
Hong Kong and Vietnam to establish closer ties 22-03-2018
HKSAR and UK issue joint statement on closer collaboration on trade and economic matters 21-03-2018
SCED: HK well-placed to be gateway, springboard and crucial link for Vietnam in Belt and Road ventures 21-03-2018
SCED speaks on visit to Vietnam (English only) 21-03-2018
Speech by SCED at "Hong Kong: Your Partner in Exploring New Business Opportunities" luncheon seminar in Vietnam (English only) 21-03-2018
Applications open for 5th First Feature Film Initiative 21-03-2018
LCQ12: Hong Kong Tourism Board's Old Town Central campaign 21-03-2018
LCQ3: Nuisances caused to residents by activities of receiving inbound Mainland tour groups 21-03-2018
SCED: Cambodia can tap into Hong Kong as partner in exploring new business opportunities 20-03-2018
SCED speaks on visit to Cambodia 20-03-2018
Speech by SCED at "Hong Kong: Your Partner in Exploring New Business Opportunities" business luncheon seminar in Cambodia (English only) 20-03-2018
SCED: Cambodia can tap into Hong Kong as partner in exploring new business opportunities 20-03-2018
Hong Kong business and professional delegation visits Cambodia 19-03-2018
SCED to lead business and professional delegation to visit Cambodia and Vietnam 18-03-2018
SCED visits Southern District 16-03-2018
SCED meets US Consul General on exclusion from aluminium tariff 15-03-2018
Speech by SCED at "Made in Asia" sourcing symposium 2018 (English only) 15-03-2018
SCED to visit creative institutes in Shenzhen 13-03-2018
Government announces appointment of chairperson of Communications Authority 12-03-2018
Appointments to Board of Ocean Park Corporation announced 09-03-2018
Speech by SCED at Prime Source Forum Hong Kong 2018 (English only) 08-03-2018
LCQ2: Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations 28-02-2018
LCQ7: Development of Trade Single Window in Hong Kong 28-02-2018
LCQ10: Promoting the development of fashion industry 28-02-2018
SCED speaks on US investigation reports on imports of steel and aluminium 27-02-2018
Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show 2018 (English only) 27-02-2018
Government announces re-appointment to Hong Kong Tourism Board 23-02-2018
Public consultation on phase one of review on Broadcasting Ordinance and Telecommunications Ordinance launched 20-02-2018
Speech by SCED at 2018 International Chinese New Year Night Parade 16-02-2018
LCQ8: Measures to boost Hong Kong's international trade of precious metals 07-02-2018
LCQ17: Installation of mobile base stations 07-02-2018
Hongkong Post to launch cash withdrawal service for senior citizens progressively 06-02-2018
Seminar on Strategies and Opportunities under the Belt and Road Initiative - Leveraging Hong Kong's Advantages, Meeting the Country's Needs held in Beijing 03-02-2018
Appointments to Advisory Committee on Cruise Industry announced 02-02-2018
Three service providers appointed to provide Government Electronic Trading Services from 2019 02-02-2018
LCQ22: Regulation of vessels licensed as Class III vessel - fish carriers 31-01-2018
SCED: Hong Kong continues to play active role in WTO business 26-01-2018
Acting SCED speaks on new refinement measures for Food Truck Pilot Scheme 26-01-2018
Seminar on Strategies and Opportunities under the Belt and Road Initiative - Leveraging Hong Kong's Advantages, Meeting the Country's Needs to be held in Beijing 26-01-2018
Government continues to refine Food Truck Pilot Scheme 26-01-2018
SCED continues to promote Hong Kong in Brussels 24-01-2018
SCED promotes closer ties between Hong Kong, EU and Belgium in Brussels 23-01-2018
SCED to visit Belgium and Switzerland 17-01-2018
LCQ16: Provision of convention and exhibition facilities 17-01-2018
LCQ17: Plans to revitalise the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal 17-01-2018
SCED visits Central and Western District 12-01-2018
LCQ18: Billing of telecommunications services 10-01-2018
LCQ20: Protecting persons joining outbound tour groups of their consumers' rights and interests 10-01-2018
Government to launch design and fashion project in Sham Shui Po 09-01-2018
SCED visits Kowloon City District 08-01-2018
SCED speaks to the media 06-01-2018