Background

Established in 2005, the Hong Kong-France Business Council aims to promote bilateral trade, investment and business co-operation and mutual understanding between Hong Kong and France, as well as between Mainland China and France through the Hong Kong platform.

The Business Council consists of senior business representatives of Hong Kong and France, who are keen to take Hong Kong-France cooperation to the next level. The Hong Kong Committee is led by Mr William Doo, Chairman of Fungseng Enterprises Holdings Ltd; whereas the French Chairman is Mr Jean Lemierre, Chairman of BNP Paribas. The Hong Kong membership list is attached for your reference.

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Business France are ex-officio members and both provide Secretariat support for the Council. The Council meets annually via plenary sessions, alternating between Hong Kong and France.