Hong Kong official to attend APEC Meeting in Japan

22:00, November 08, 2010      

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Hong Kong's Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Rita Lau will leave for Yokohama, Japan on Nov. 9 to attend the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Co- operation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting, according to local government on Monday.

During the two-day meeting on Nov. 10 and 11, ministers will discuss how to give impetus to the Doha Development Agenda and review APEC's efforts against protectionism.

Attendees will also exchange views on the promotion of regional economic integration and on the implementation of a strategy to achieve sustained economic growth, as well as discussing the way forward for APEC.

Lau will host a reception for Hong Kong business leaders and prominent interlocutors in Japan on Nov. 11. She will also hold meetings with her ministerial counterparts to exchange views on bilateral trade relations and issues of mutual concern on the sidelines of the APEC meeting.

Lau will return to Hong Kong on Nov. 12.

Source: Xinhua


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