On Friday's Backchat, will there still be a "Made in Hong Kong"?
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Edward Yau, said he met the US consul general on Wednesday morning and asked him to pass a letter to Robert Lighthizer, saying Washington is infringing WTO rules and rights of Hong Kong as a separate customs entity by enforcing ";Made in China" tags for goods produced here. He said they would wait for a US response before deciding what further action to take.
In August, Washington issued a notification that all goods made in Hong Kong and exported to the United States will need to be labelled as made in China.
What's the future for the "Made in Hong Kong" label? What actually is still made here, and does it matter?
From 9:00am-9:15am, we'll be discussing the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
8:30-9:00 Will there still be "Made in Hong Kong"?
Felix Chung, Liberal Party leader and Textiles and garment sector lawmaker
Simon Wong, Chairman of the Kampery Group, a company
based in Hong Kong specialising in coffee, tea and wine.
8:45-9:15 Andrew Leung, International and Independent China Strategist and former Director-General of Social Welfare
9:00-9:15 Christopher Wong, General Manager, Local beer manufacturer, Carbon Brews
9:15-9:30 Japan's new Priminister
Waqas Adenwala, Asia Analyst, The Economist Intelligence Unit