Wednesday, February 16, 2005


The mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economis Partnership Arrangement will be examined by WTO in Geneva, Switzerland on the following two days. Philip Yung, deputy Secretary for Commerce, Industry&Technology and other officials will attend the meeting, HKSAR government reported.

Separately, a two-day seminar called "China's Participation in the WTO: Changing China, Changing the World" will be held in Hong Kong three days after the Geneva meeting. The attending People will include Shi Guangsheng, former Minister of Commerce, Shi Miaomiao, Deputy Director in WTO Division of Ministry of Commerce, Huang Rengang, Counsellor in Permanent Mission of China to the WTO and etc. The topics vary from "China's progress in building the new foreign trade regime" to "Multilateralism versus Regionalism".

Anyone interested in the seminar can leave a message to Amy to ask for the registering details. Amy is interested, too, but the price is too high to afford, 1500 HK dollars for each of the half-day session. You may have enough money for it.

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