PBEC Calendar Events for 2017  

14 July 2017
APEC Women Leadership Forum 
Tianjin, China
 
11 September 2017
Belt and Road Summit
Hong Kong
 
20 September 2017
Global Innovator Conference 
Shenzhen, China
 
17 October 2017
PBEC 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner
Hong Kong
 
8-10 November 2017
APEC CEO Summit
Danang, Vietnam
 
13-14 November 2017
9th Chinese Economic Summit 
Hong Kong
 
26-27 November 2017
Horasis Asia Meeting
Kolkata, India
 

Trade Resources

Announcing PBEC's latest initiative - a regional trade gude specifically geared to the business community.

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The APEC STAR Database

The APEC Services Trade Access Requirements (STAR) Database is an online, business friendly tool that provides easy access to information about cross border trading and regulation in APEC economies.

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Get involved

PBEC membership is comprised of senior business leaders with interests in Asia Pacific.

Engaged and committed to expanding trade and investment in the region, PBEC members forge business relationships and address emerging issues most likely to affect the development of our globalized economies.

PBEC’s multinational membership includes senior executives from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Ecuador, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, The Philippines, Russian Federation, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, and the United States.

Advocacy

To best service our members’ interests, PBEC has identified cross-sector issues and developed policy recommendations in:
 

  • Trade, Finance, and Economic Development
  • Human Capital Development
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Infrastructure Development and Maintenance

PBEC Chairman named in British queen’s birthday honours

AndrewWeir 2014Andrew Weir, former chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce, was made an MBE for services to British commercial interests overseas

“Andrew has made an outstanding contribution to trade and investment links between Hong Kong and the UK, and Kenneth’s support to the ex-servicemen’s community of Hong Kong has made a measurable impact on the lives of hundreds of veterans and their dependants” British Consul-General Andrew Heyn said.

Weir said: “I am honoured to receive this award and recognise the efforts and support of my colleagues, the Chamber of Commerce, Department for International Trade and local organisations who work so hard to support the development of strong British business links in Hong Kong, mainland China and the region. I am sure these links will go from strength to strength.”

Full article in South China Morning Post here.

 

Dinner in Hong Kong with PBEC's Kansai Chairman

170526 Dinner at China Club

Dinner in Hong Kong with PBEC's Kansai Chairman and PBEC Board Member, Satoko Yahata (seated middle between) Chairman, Andrew Weir and Chief Executive, Deborah Biber.

Standing  (from left to right) is visiting Kansai Chapter Member Shigeyuki Takami, Member Prof KB Chan and Vice Chairman Dr Moses Cheng. The forthcoming PBEC Kansai-Hong Kong Business Network activity will be held over one evening and two days and will comprise meetings with established and rising businesses in the highly successful Osaka-Kyoto corridor, as well as company visits and a unique heritage evening. Dates are 26-27 Sept 2017. Details from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PBEC Supports the Belt & Road Summit

Date: 11 September 2017 (Monday)
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Organiser: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

The Belt and Road Summit brings together senior government officials, representatives of international institutions, business leaders and industry experts from countries along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange views on multilateral co-operation and explore new business opportunities arising from the Belt and Road Initiative. The inaugural edition in 2016 attracted 40+ heavyweight speakers and 2,400+ participants from 48 countries and regions.

Click here to download the event brochure. Click here to download factsheet.

 

Links

 
 
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
 
  
 
APEC Business Advisory Council

APEC-HK Trade Policy Group

Pacific Economic Cooperation Council
 
Asian Development Bank - ADB

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development  - OECD

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
 
  United Nations Global Compact

 Horasis

 

 

 

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