GDETO exchanges views with trades

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Guangdong (GDETO) today (June 21) held an exchange session in Shenzhen with over 50 heads of Hong Kong's trade and industry associations. The Deputy Director-General of the Economic Affairs Department and Head of the Commerce Office, Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Mr Yang Yi; the Vice President of the Guangdong Provincial Trade Union Council, Mr Zhang Guoxing; the Director-General of the Promotion Center of Cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of Guangdong, Mr Piao Junan; the Director-General of Policy & Law, Finance Commission of Shenzhen, Mr Chen Jie; the Deputy Director-General of Goods and Services Tax, Shenzhen Municipal Office of the State Administration of Taxation, Ms Zhang Xin; and the Director of the Division of Management and Development, Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone, Mr Shen Huaxin, also attended the meeting. At today's session, the speakers introduced the implementation details of the Guangdong Province trade union funds collection management, the implementation of policies on Qianhai development, Shenzhen's pilot measures on transformation from business tax to value added tax, and the HKSAR Government's Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme.

End/Friday, 21 June, 2013

The Director of the GDETO, Mr Alan Chu (centre), at the meeting.

Over 50 heads of Hong Kong's trade and industry associations attend the meeting.