High-level Forum on New Quality Productive Forces

In line with the national strategy of developing "new quality productive forces", the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong (CMA) hosted a high-level forum titled "Developing New Quality Productive Forces and Promoting Hong Kong's High-quality Development" on 24 April at the St Regis Hong Kong. The Forum brought together heavy-weight speakers to explore the significance of "new quality productive forces" to Hong Kong economy. They also discussed how Hong Kong can leverage its unique strengths to stimulate growth and contribute to the country's needs.
As part of CMA's celebration programme for the 75th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and its 90th anniversary, the forum featured keynote speeches by Mr CY Leung, Vice-Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and Mr Yao Jun, Deputy Director General of the Department of Planning at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The Forum was also graced by over 200 government officials, business leaders and academics, including Mr Yin Zonghua, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (LOCPG); Ms Lillian Cheong, Under Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of the HKSAR Government; Ms Li Ling, Deputy Director-General of the Coordination Department of LOCPG; and Mr Lyu Feng, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Economic Affairs of the LOCPG.

Highlight of the event:
Dr Wingco Lo, President of CMA, delivered welcoming remarks
In the keynote session,Mr CY Leung shared his thoughts on Hong Kong's role and opportunities
in the country's development of "new quality productive forces"
Mr Yao Jun introduced the significance of "new quality productive forces" in the country's future development
and its important role in promoting "new industrialisation"
Panel Discussion
Host: Mr Calvin Chan, Vice President of CMA
Mr Sunny Tan, Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council and Member of the Legislative Council
Dr Ge Ming, Commissioner for Industry (Innovation and Technology) of the HKSAR Government
Professor Xiao Geng, Director of the Institute of Policy and Practice at Shenzhen Finance Institute, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance