Hong Kong

Belt and Road Summit: Hong Kong-Indonesia connection

Hong Kong’s “connector” role to ASEAN through the recent free trade agreement is a very important factor for Belt and Road investment, according to Shinta Widjaja Kamdani of Indonesia’s Sintesa Group. With Sintesa Group’s construction of a new eco-tourism zone and Indonesia’s increasing demand for public-private partnerships, she says at the Belt and Road Summit 2018 that Hong Kong is a bridge to such projects with the Chinese mainland.

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Pakistan’s Belt and Road commitment

Pakistan’s infrastructure drive and China’s new energy options through Pakistan characterise the developing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor under the Belt and Road Initiative, according to Pakistan’s Hong Kong & Macau Consul General. Abdul Qadir Memon says a Hong Kong registered company and other Belt and Road participants are bringing prosperity and optimism to Pakistan.

Belt and Road Summit: collaboration is key

Under the theme “Collaborate for Success” the third Belt and Road Summit illuminated major Initiative developments. Shinta Widjaja Kamdani of Indonesia’s Sintesa Group spoke of Hong Kong playing a vital role as her company developed an eco-tourism special economic zone. Meanwhile, Mark Moseley of the Global Infrastructure Hub said Hong Kong has a huge advantage for handling significant public-private infrastructure project risks.

Speakers:
Vincent HS Lo, Chairman, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Belt and Road: saving lives, reducing risk

Medical and security risks have brought global players Control Risks and International SOS together as partners in professional services for over 10 years, including on the Belt and Road Initiative. Hong Kong provides a centre for Control Risks’ large business growth, says the firm’s Neal Beatty, while International SOS’s Lim Hui Ject views Hong Kong as “a mega operational hub”. 

Speakers:
Neal Beatty, Partner and General Manager, Control Risks
Lim Hui Ject, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Asia, International SOS


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