China News Service, Hong Kong, August 18th. The Commissioner of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong) announced on the night of the 18th that Xie Feng, Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, attended the "Hong Kong-Indonesia: Sharing Business Opportunities" on the 18th. In the video dialogue meeting and delivered a speech, he said that the National Security Law escorted and injected new impetus for Hong Kong's participation in the "Belt and Road" and integration into the overall development of the country.
Xie Feng said that in the face of the world economy struggling due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, China and ASEAN mutually beneficial cooperation bucked the trend and became a new engine and bright spot for global economic growth, showing the world that win-win cooperation is the right way in the world. The more risks and challenges we face, the more we must respect each other’s core interests and major concerns, work together and help each other; the more we face downward pressure on the economy, the more we must abandon protectionism and unilateralism, adhere to openness and win-win, and jointly maintain the industrial chain and supply chain. Stability and security. China is accelerating the formation of a new development pattern with the domestic cycle as the main body and the domestic and international dual cycles mutually promoting each other. It will unswervingly promote high-level opening up and the high-quality development of the “Belt and Road”, which will bring more and more benefits to Hong Kong, ASEAN and the world. Many opportunities.
Xie Feng pointed out that the implementation of Hong Kong’s National Security Law has opened a new stage of stability and long-term development of "One Country, Two Systems". By effectively plugging major loopholes in national security, the foundation of "one country" will be firmer and the space for "two systems" will be broader. A Hong Kong that is equipped with "security doors" and "breakwaters" will focus more on economic development, improve people's livelihoods, and be more deeply integrated into the overall national development situation, and provide international investors, including Indonesia, with a sounder, safer, stable, and more reliable rule of law. Expected investment environment and brighter cooperation prospects.
Xie Feng emphasized that the motherland is Hong Kong’s greatest confidence to repack and set off. Faced with the severe challenges of the epidemic and the arbitrarily introduced sanctions against Hong Kong by individual hegemonic countries, the central government and 1.4 billion Chinese people have always been Hong Kong's solid backing. The People's Bank of China, the China Banking Regulatory Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission have jointly voiced their firm support for the construction of Hong Kong as an international financial center and safeguarding Hong Kong's economic and financial stability. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Ministry of Commerce firmly support Hong Kong in maintaining its status as a separate customs territory and participating in the “Belt and Road” construction. The central government attaches great importance to the new attempts and developments proposed by the SAR to promote Hong Kong enterprises to enter the economic and trade cooperation parks along the "Belt and Road". The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Commerce and other ministries and commissions, the Foreign Affairs Commission, and the embassy in Indonesia provide strong support and assistance.
Xie Feng said that the Foreign Affairs Office takes it as its mission to support Hong Kong’s expansion of foreign exchanges and cooperation, and will continue to use the pioneering "Hong Kong + Mainland + "Belt and Road" related countries" tripartite cooperation mechanism to leverage its diplomatic capabilities to meet the needs of the country and the directors of the special zone , To provide assistance for Hong Kong's deep participation in the "Belt and Road" and integration into the overall development of the country
Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in a speech that overcoming the epidemic, recovering the economy, and realizing long-term development depend on mutual support between economic partners, strengthening connectivity, and maintaining openness and inclusiveness. In this regard, the “Belt and Road” international cooperation can play an important role. Hong Kong looks forward to closer cooperation with Indonesia in a wide range of fields such as digital economy and innovation and technology. The China-Indonesia Economic and Trade Cooperation Park provides Hong Kong companies with a springboard to enter the world with mainland and Indonesian companies.
Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mahendra said that Indonesia will continue to maintain Hong Kong’s confidence in Hong Kong as an international financial center, and hopes to further deepen cooperation with Hong Kong in trade and investment, and explore new areas of cooperation in pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, and vocational training.
Chinese Ambassador to Indonesia Xiao Qian said that Hong Kong is looking forward to seizing the opportunity of Indonesia’s economic transformation and upgrading and the rapid development of China-Indonesia relations, and leveraging its position as an international financial, shipping and trade center and its unique advantages in law, management, R&D, and digital economy, and deepening cooperation with Indonesia. Promote the common development of the two places.
The video dialogue was co-hosted by the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Special Administrative Region Government and the Indonesian Consulate General in Hong Kong, and co-organized by the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong. It attracted more than 900 business leaders and professionals from Hong Kong and Indonesia to participate online . Under the joint coordination of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, the Commerce and Economic Bureau of the Special Administrative Region Government and the Chinese Embassy in Indonesia, the meeting specially arranged the link between the heads of the two economic and trade cooperation parks in China and Indonesia and the Hong Kong enterprises, and carried out the matters related to the entry of the enterprises in the special zone. Actively explore. (Finish) Editor in charge: Li Yusu