AMRO-HKIMR Roundtable on the Economy of Hong Kong, China

AMRO jointly held a roundtable with the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR), discussing Hong Kong’s macroeconomic outlook, challenges and policies for 2023 and 2024, and Hong Kong’s role as the super-connector between mainland China and the rest of the world.



9:30AM – 9:35AM

Opening Remarks

Kouqing Li, Director, AMRO

9:35AM – 10:50PM

Session 1: Hong Kong, China – Macroeconomic Outlook, Challenges and Policies for 2023 and 2024

Moderator: Jae Young Lee, Group Head and Lead Economist, AMRO

Lead-off Presentations:

  • Helen Qiao, Chief China Economist, BofA Securities
  • Heiwai Tang, Professor, HKU
  • Adrienne Lui, Chief Hong Kong Economist, Citi

General Discussion

10:50AM – 11:10AM

Coffee Break

11:10AM – 12:25PM

Session 2: Hong Kong as the Super-connector between mainland China and the rest of the world

Moderator: Hongyi Chen, Senior Advisor, HKIMR

Lead-off Presentations:

  • Geng XIAO, Professor of Practice, CUHK(Shenzhen)
  • Le XIA, Chief Asia Economist, BBVA
  • Weijun HU, Chief China Economist, Macquarie

General Discussion

12:25PM – 12:30PM

Summary and Closing Remarks

Hoe Ee Khor, Chief Economist, AMRO