Australia and Hong Kong hold free trade and tourism investment talks

    Australia‘s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo held (20-Oct-2017) a meeting with Hong Kong CEO Carrie Lam, and Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau, to build momentum for the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA) negotiations and to drive more tourism investment into Australia. Hong Kong to further progress the A-HKFTA negotiations and to drive more tourism investment into Australia. Mr Ciobo said Australia is seeking a modern agreement with Hong Kong, focused on securing significant access for services exports. He added the tourism industry is “highly attractive to potential investors” as Australia keeps setting new tourism records and that improving accommodation and other tourism infrastructure across our nation is “vital to sustaining healthy growth of this sector”. [more – original PR]