HK Director-General of Investment Promotion to meet business leaders in Portugal


Hong Kong Director-General of Investment Promotion, Stephen Phillips, will meet with tech and finance business leaders in Lisbon this week, spearheading the Chinese Special Administrative Region´s investment promotion efforts.

InvestHK told that Phillips (pictured above) will be in Lisbon on 09 June to speak at the event “Hong Kong Seminar in Europe 2022” and meet with business leaders in the financial services and information technologies sectors.

“The agenda is to promote Hong Kong business advantages and opportunities, highlighting the city’s strategic role in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It is part of our investment promotion efforts to promote Hong Kong’s business attractions”, InvestHK added.

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Phillips started on 29 May 2022 a duty visit to Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Kuwait in the Middle East, followed Amsterdam, Lisbon and Madrid in Europe as part of the latest efforts of Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) to promote Hong Kong’s business attractions.

Phillips will meet with business leaders from various sectors including innovation and technology, financial services and family offices, fintech, business and professional services, tourism and hospitality, and transport, infrastructure and advanced manufacturing.

Mr Phillips said, “Hong Kong is an ideal location for overseas and Mainland companies, as well as entrepreneurs from around the world, as a base to set up or expand their business in Hong Kong, the GBA, China, and Asia more widely. The facts speak for themselves: in two surveys conducted last year, we saw a record number of businesses from overseas and the Mainland come to Hong Kong, as well as the largest number of start-ups in Hong Kong.”



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