Strengthening U.S.-Hong Kong Partnerships


“Strengthening U.S.-Hong Kong Partnerships” presented by Donald Tong, Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs to the United States.

Feb. 25, 12:00-2:00pm

Jones Room, Woodruff Library, Emory University

The talk will focus on Hong Kong's continued pivotal and vital function in China's economic growth. With the region's world-class financial and logistical infrastructure, coupled with the Rule of Law, Hong Kong serves as headquarters for hundreds of multinational corporations, including more than 1,400 American companies. Hong Kong as the leading location for exchange of the renminbi, China's official currency, will also be discussed.

Donald Tong was born in Hong Kong. He graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and joined the Hong Kong civil service in 1983.Mr. Tong assumed the post of Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA, the most senior representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in North America, in October 2008.