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Belt and Road Initiative

The Belt and Road Initiative is a far-sighted vision for inclusive international co-operation in the 21st Century unveiled by President Xi Jinping in end 2013. Hong Kong is a key link for the Initiative.

It comprises the land-based Silk Road Economic Belt and the ocean-going 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, spanning countries across different continents. The core principles of the Initiative are “five areas of connectivity”, namely policy co-ordination, facilities connectivity, unimpeded trade, financial integration, and people-to-people bond.

The Belt and Road provides new impetus to the global economy and opens up a wide range of unprecedented opportunities for Hong Kong to play to its strengths as highly connected, global financial centre and professional services hub with robust government-to-government, business-to-business and people-to-people links all along the Belt and Road routes from Asia to Europe and beyond.

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Learn more:
Belt and Road Initiative•Hong Kong
Hong Kong Trade Development Council – Belt and Road Portal
Policy Address 2018 – Diversified Economy
Press Release - CEDB holds "Belt and Road:Hong Kong - IN" Forum
Press Release - 行政長官在「一帶一路:由香港 進」論壇暨啟動「一帶一路跨專業發展計劃」儀式致辭 (Traditional Chinese)
Speech by CE at Hong Kong International Tourism Convention
Speech by FS at Hong Kong International Tourism Convention
Speech by SCED at Hong Kong International Tourism Convention
Press Release - HKTDC’s Response to Chief Executive’s Policy Address

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Last revision date: Dec 24, 2018