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FS to attend G20 Leaders' Summit in Mexico

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, will leave Hong Kong tomorrow (June 16) for the Group of Twenty Leaders' Summit to be held in Los Cabos, Mexico on June 18 and 19.

     The focus of discussion at the summit will be the sovereign debt and banking crisis in the Euro area as well as the state of the global economy.  Mr Tsang will attend the summit as part of the delegation of the People's Republic of China.

     While in Mexico, Mr Tsang will also sign a comprehensive agreement for the avoidance of double taxation between Hong Kong and Mexico.

     Mr Tsang will return to Hong Kong on June 22.  In his absence, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, will act as Financial Secretary.

Ends/Friday, June 15, 2012
Issued at HKT 16:53


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