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SFST to attend Lujiazui Forum in Shanghai
     The Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr James Lau, will depart for Shanghai tomorrow (June 13) to attend the 10th Lujiazui Forum 2018.
     The theme of this year's forum is “Shanghai's Development towards an International Financial Center in the New Era”. Mr Lau will attend the opening ceremony on June 14 and speak at a plenary session on “Opportunities and Challenges in Fintech, Inclusive Finance and Green Finance” on Hong Kong’s strengths and opportunities in these aspects.
     The two-day forum entered its 10th edition this year. It is jointly organised by the Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the People's Bank of China, the China Banking & Insurance Regulatory Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission, providing a high-level global platform for influential government officials, regulators, financial leaders and scholars to discuss major financial issues and foster international financial co-operation.
     While in Shanghai, Mr Lau will also meet with senior officials of the Shanghai Municipal People's Government and visit the Shanghai Stock Exchange and local enterprises.
     Mr Lau will arrive back in Hong Kong in the evening on June 15.
Ends/Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Issued at HKT 12:47
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