Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Kelvin Kwok to Speak on Belt & Road and Free Trade (RGC Event, 18 Dec 2016)

Kelvin Kwok will speak on "The Belt and Road Initiative and Free Trade" on Sunday, 18 December 2016, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Hong Kong Central Library Lecture Theatre G/F.  His presentation will be in Cantonese and admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis.  The University Grants Council's press statement reads as follows:
"The Research Grants Council (RGC) will present its fourth public lecture this year under the theme "Belt and Road" on December 18 (Sunday) at Hong Kong Central Library.
    The RGC has invited Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong Mr Kelvin Kwok and the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of the Department of Economics at Lingnan University, Professor Wei Xiangdong, to share their research findings and knowledge with the public. Details of the lecture are as follows:
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
Language: Cantonese
Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis.
      The Belt and Road Initiative has attracted worldwide attention with one of the co-operation priorities under the Initiative being the promotion of unimpeded trade between China and other Belt and Road countries. Mr Kwok will give a lecture entitled "The Belt and Road Initiative and Free Trade" to discuss the importance of the Belt and Road Initiative to China's economic development, the legal and economic issues pertaining to trade liberalisation and antitrust enforcement, and the strategies adopted by China in trade dealings with other Belt and Road countries.

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