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Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration
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Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration

2024-05-27 14:40 Last Updated At:14:48

Hong kong monetary authority strengthens financial ties with malaysia through delegation visit

The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) delegation concluded a three-day visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on May 24 to strengthen financial collaboration between Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Led by the Chief Executive of the HKMA, Mr Eddie Yue,the delegation held bilateral meeting with the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), focusing on strategic areas including digital finance and fintech, green and sustainable finance, payment systems, use of local currencies for cross-border trade and Islamic finance.

Representatives from the HKMA and the BNM also joined the Malaysia Business Forum, organised by the Hong Kong Association of Banks. Attended by over 160 senior representatives from leading local and international banks operating in the two places, the Forum provided a platform to discuss and exchange views on financial co-operation and topics of mutual interests between Malaysia and Hong Kong.

The delegation also met with key business and financial leaders in Malaysia to discuss new opportunities arising from the strengthening economic and financial ties between Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Mr Yue remarked, "Hong Kong and Malaysia share a vision of promoting regional economic co-operation, fintech innovation and climate transition. As the gateway to the Mainland and a leading economy in ASEAN respectively, Hong Kong and Malaysia are well positioned to work together to drive closer partnership and sustainable growth across the entire Asia region."

This visit is part of the HKMA's ongoing efforts to expand its global network. Following successful visits to Thailand, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates earlier, the HKMA plans to continue its engagement with the Middle East and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries to maintain and further strengthen Hong Kong's status as an international financial centre.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration  Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration  Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

Hong Kong Monetary Authority delegation visited Malaysia to strengthen bilateral financial collaboration Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

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2024-06-20 22:35 Last Updated At:22:48

Hong kong double bass player grace chan shines at rome chamber music festival supported by hketo, brussels

With the support of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels (HKETO, Brussels), talented young Hong Kong double bass player Grace Chan took part in the 21st season of the Rome Chamber Music Festival (RCMF), which was staged at the Teatro Argentina in Rome from June 17 to 20 (Rome time).

Chan was selected to be one of 32 emerging artists and young professionals - future stars - from around the world under the Young Artist Programme of the RCMF this year to perform cherished classical and contemporary masterpieces alongside world-renowned artists.

Founded in 2003, the RCMF presents a diverse programme of masterworks performed by prominent artists and aspiring music talent. It is supported by, amongst others, the Italian Ministry of Culture and the City of Rome, and has become one of Rome’s most anticipated annual cultural events. Dedicated to nurturing new talent, the RCMF launched the Young Artist Programme which selects young artists and professionals from across the globe to participate.

The HKETO, Brussels has been supporting Hong Kong musicians to join the Young Artist Programme of the RCMF for years, and is committed to facilitating Hong Kong talents to gain international exposure and to promoting exchanges between peoples and cultures. It highlights the efforts of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in fostering local artists, showcasing their talent on global stages and telling good stories of Hong Kong as the city reinforces itself as an East-meets-West centre for international cultural exchanges.

HKETO, Brussels supports Hong Kong musical talent at Rome Chamber Music Festival  Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

HKETO, Brussels supports Hong Kong musical talent at Rome Chamber Music Festival Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

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