Joint Business Community Luncheon: 2018-2019 Budget The Honourable Paul MP Chan, GBM, GBS, MH, JP Financial Secretary, The Government of the HKSAR


Host / Sponsor: Joint Business Community Luncheon
Event Time: Wednesday 28 March 2018, 12:15 to 14:00
Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

FS Paul Chan

Financial Secretary, the Honourable Paul MP Chan, GBM, GBS, MH, JP, will deliver his 2018-2019 Budget Speech to the Legislative Council on 28 February 2018.

We are deeply honoured that Mr Chan has accepted our invitation to talk to the Hong Kong business community on 28 March 2018, about his Budget. This Joint Business Community Luncheon is an ideal opportunity for you to learn more about his thoughts and insights behind the new Budget, the first under the new Administration. You will learn directly from the Financial Secretary about the Government’s plans to steer its fiscal policy, enhance Hong Kong’s competitiveness and encourage growth in innovation, technology and R&D sectors to sustain Hong Kong’s economic growth.

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