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17th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) in Hong Kong Anticipates Over 3,000 Professionals, Emphasizes Multilateral Cooperation

The upcoming 17th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), scheduled to take place from January 24 to 25 in Hong Kong

17th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) in Hong Kong Anticipates Over 3,000 Professionals, Emphasizes Multilateral Cooperation

The upcoming 17th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), scheduled to take place from January 24 to 25 in Hong Kong under the theme “Multilateral Cooperation for A Shared Tomorrow,” is poised to attract more than 3,000 elite professionals from the financial and business sectors.

Co-organized by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), this global event will feature a diverse array of activities, including over 40 thematic discussions, policy dialogues, keynote luncheons, breakfast panels, and workshops, according to the event’s organizers.

The sessions will delve into crucial topics such as the global economic outlook, opportunities in the Chinese mainland, green finance, and interest-rate trends. Notably, this year’s AFF introduces a new session titled “Stewarding China’s New Chapter,” aiming to explore the potential of the mainland market and analyze collaborative prospects with other regions, emphasizing the role and advantages of Hong Kong.

Luanne Lim, Chairperson of the AFF 2024 steering committee and HSBC’s Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong, highlighted the forum’s significance as a valuable platform for exchanging diverse perspectives and supporting multilateral cooperation, particularly in these complex times.

Patrick Lau, Deputy Executive Director of HKTDC, emphasized that this year’s AFF will explore economic policies and multilateral cooperation opportunities from various angles, involving governments, businesses, and their interactions. The forum aims to further promote sustainable development and showcase Hong Kong’s advantages as an international financial center, Lau added.

Quest: Cris-Edesiri Odjomah

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