New Silk Road (One Belt One Road)

12 MAY 2017
“The Belt and Road: A Catalyst for Connectivity, Convergence and Collaboration”

“The Belt and Road: A Catalyst for Connectivity, Convergence and Collaboration” will take place on Friday, 12 May 2017 in Hong Kong. At this international conference, eminent legal practitioners as well as leaders from business sectors and other professions from around the world will share their insights and inspirations on issues arising from the global economic vision of the Belt and Road.
The one-day Conference will start off in the morning with a plenary session led by a panel of globally accomplished industry leaders followed by three concurrent breakout sessions in the afternoon. The Conference will feature practical topics including the advantages and risks associated with the use of E-tools in international trade, issues on tax, financing and insurance arising from cross border trade as well as dispute resolution practices in international transactions.
In addition, participants of the Conference will have a dedicated session for them to connect with those who match their business needs and to build a network of long lasting business relationships.


The inaugural Belt and Road Summit brought together 2,400+ distinguished government officials, senior representatives of international institutions and top business executives from China and countries along the Belt and Road to identify the new business opportunities arising from the Initiative.
Result Highlights
• 40+ prominent international speakers
• 2,400+ distinguished government officials and business leaders covering 48 countries and regions
• 400+ participants at the business matching workshops
• 60 delegations
• 40+ exhibitors showcased their business strengths
• 160+ supporting organisations
• 270 journalists attended and 1,300+ printed, electronic and online media reports generated