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Welcome to the official website of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Canada. We are the official representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in Canada. Since its establishment in October 1991, we have been actively fostering closer economic and trade ties between Hong Kong and Canada.

Hong Kong/HKETO Update

December 2, 2016


The first-ever Hong Kong Regional Connector Award presented

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, today (December 2) presented the first-ever Hong Kong Regional Connector Award at the 5th Canada China Business Excellence Awards presentation ceremony held in Toronto. HKETO is one of the sponsors of the event.

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December 2, 2016


CS unveils details of preparatory work for HKSAR 20th anniversary celebrations

The Chief Secretary for Administration (CS), Mrs Carrie Lam, unveiled at a press conference today (December 2) details of the preparatory work commenced early this year for celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Chaired by the CS, an inter-departmental Steering Committee on the 20th Anniversary was also set up.

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December 2, 2016


Government statement on matters in relation to oath-taking

As regards how the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government will follow up on the oath-taking of individual Legislative Council (LegCo) members, a Government spokesman made the following statement today (December 2):

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November 25, 2016


HKMA welcomes launch of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) welcomes today's announcement of the launch of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect on December 5.

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November 25, 2016


HKSAR Government welcomes official launch of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

The China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong issued a joint announcement today (November 25), announcing their approval of the official launch of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect on December 5. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government welcomed the announcement.

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November 21, 2016


HK feature film 'Weeds on Fire' presented at Reel Asian Film Festival

The Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Mr Nick Choi, attended the 20th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival's presentation of Hong Kong feature film 'Weeds on Fire' at the University of Toronto's Innis Town Hall on November 19.

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November 8, 2016


HKETO Director attends the Reel Asian's Opening Night Gala

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, attended the Opening Night Gala of the 20th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian) held at Isabel Bader Theatre on November 8.

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November 7, 2016


HKETO sponsors presentations of Hong Kong films at Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO) sponsors Hong Kong feature film “Soul Mate” to join the 20th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian) as the Opening Night Gala Presentation. It also sponsors the screening of another Hong Kong feature film “Weeds on Fire” and the “Pulse of Hong Kong” programme under which three award-winning Hong Kong short films will be screened.

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November 1, 2016


InvestHK survey points to surging number of start-ups from around the world

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) announced today (November 1) the results of its 2016 start-up survey, which saw 1 926 start-ups engaged in various tech sectors and operating at different co-work space, incubator or accelerator locations across Hong Kong.

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October 26, 2016


Hong Kong ranked world's fourth easiest place to do business

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (October 26) welcomed the World Bank's assessment on ease of doing business, ranking Hong Kong as the world's No. 4, up one place from No. 5 last year.

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October 6, 2016


HK is a super-connector for technology companies

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto (HKETO) and the Invest Hong Kong assured Canadian businesses that Hong Kong is an ideal springboard for promising technology start-ups to bring their ideas and products to the huge markets in Asia.

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October 3, 2016


Policy Address and Budget public consultation launched

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (October 3) commenced the public consultation exercise for the 2017 Policy Address and the 2017-18 Budget. A website has been set up to collect public views.

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September 21, 2016


InvestHK turns spotlight on city as Asia's Fintech hub with launch of first Fintech Week Hong Kong

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) today (September 21) announced that Hong Kong will play host to the first Hong Kong Fintech Week in early November, part of a new drive to position the city as the premier centre in Asia for Fintech companies and start-ups looking to grow their business as well as for accelerators, incubators and investors searching for Fintech innovation.

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September 17, 2016


HKETO Director attends inauguration dinners of Chinese business associations

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, recognised the contributions by the Toronto Chinese Business Association and the Richmond Hill & Markham Chinese Business Association in promoting the interests of the local Chinese business community in the Greater Toronto Area.

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September 17, 2016


Recruitment for five civil service graduate grades starts today

The Government started a recruitment exercise today (September 17) to recruit around 40, 120, 13, seven and six candidates for appointment on civil service terms as Administrative Officer (AO), Executive Officer II, Assistant Labour Officer II, Assistant Trade Officer II and Transport Officer II respectively in 2016-17.

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September 15, 2016


Director of HKETO visits Richmond, Burnaby and Edmonton

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, visited Richmond, Burnaby and Edmonton between September 13 and 15 to promote the city's role as a super-connector between Mainland China and the rest of the world and the various admission schemes of Hong Kong.

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September 15, 2016


Hong Kong once again ranked first in the world in economic freedom

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (September 15) welcomed the Fraser Institute's recognition of Hong Kong as the freest economy in the world again in its latest report on economic freedom.

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September 14, 2016


HK provides unique opportunities for university graduates of Canada

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, encouraged students in Canada to choose Hong Kong as a destination to develop their careers or further their studies.

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