Hong Kong investment agency receives Dr. Ambrose So Commendatore Award - Plataforma Media

Hong Kong investment agency receives Dr. Ambrose So Commendatore Award

The award promoted by PHKCCI is given every two years and its main goal is to publicly honor citizens, companies and entities that have distinguished themselves for their achievements and/or contributions to the business relations between Portugal and Hong Kong.

The HKSAR Government department is responsible for Foreign Direct Investment, and in supporting foreign, Chinese or Taiwanese companies to establish, or expand operations in Hong Kong.

“InvestHK is flattered to receive this important award. It is a testimony to the strong partnership we have established with the Portugal-Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and Industry. We will continue to actively promote bilateral economic relations and investment ties between Hong Kong and Portugal,” the department indicated in comments to PLATAFORMA.

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PHKCCI is a private non-profit organization established in October 2019 to promote bilateral trade, economic and cultural relations between Portugal and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Ambrose So, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Portugal in Hong Kong SAR, himself delivered the award into the hands of Stephen Phillips, Director-General of Investment Promotion at Invest Hong Kong, at a ceremony held at the city’s Lusitanian Club.

In comments to RTHK, So indicated that as the pandemic situation stabilizes and prevention measures are lifted, there will be increased interactions between the two jurisdictions, with business and tourism “returning to normal.”

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In comments to the same station, Stephen Phillips indicated that the department has indebted many efforts to build economic, trade and investment ties between Portugal and Hong Kong. Portugal reported about 106.9 million euros in import volume in the full year 2021, an increase of 11 percent compared to the previous year, with exports to Hong Kong up 30 percent to about 151.9 million euros.

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