• Panel_on_iif
    Panel on Infrastructure Investment and Financing at Belt and Road Summit
    Co-organised by HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office and Hong Kong Trade Development Council

    11 September 2017
    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Hall 5FG)
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    Panel on Infrastructure Investment and Financing
    Capturing Infrastructure Investments and Financing Opportunities through Hong Kong

    Comprising of a panel of infrastructure project sponsors and financing experts, this session will discuss the opportunities and challenges arising from the Belt and Road Initiative, and how Hong Kong, with the recent establishment of the HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO), can further serve as a gateway to these opportunities.

    Panel Chair:

    • Dr the Hon Victor K Fung, GBM, GBS; Group Chairman, Fung Group

    Speakers (Listed in alphabetical order of organization name):

    • Dr. Wang Chunxin, Senior Economist of Economics and Strategic Planning Department of Bank of China (Hong Kong)
    • Mr Chen Xi, General Manager, China Hua Neng Group Hong Kong Limited
    • Mr Vincent Lee, JP; Executive Director (External), Hong Kong Monetary Authority; Deputy Director, HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office
    • Dr Ram Mahidhara, Chief Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation
    • Mr Darcy Lai, Managing Director, Regional Head of Global Banking, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Greater China & North Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
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    Senior Executive Training Program on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Project Finance
    Hosted by HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office and Organised by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in partnership with the Harvard Kennedy School (Harvard)

    31 July – 4 August 2017
    Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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    The Program is designed to help senior decision-makers address critical questions about public-private partnerships in infrastructure, and provide participants with a deeper understanding of the dynamics that determine the success or failure of infrastructure projects and the complex relationship between private infrastructure providers and government. It also helps participants further develop the skills and judgment required to formulate and implement well-structured plans that will stand the test of time.

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    Belt Road Forum for International Cooperation

    14 May 2017
    China National Convention Center, Beijing
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    Opening Session
    Keynote Speech by President
    High-level Plenary Session
    Thematic Session on Financial Connectivity
    Opening Session

    • Xiao Jie, Minister, Ministry of Finance of China
    • Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of People’s Bank of China
    • Jim Yong Kim, President of World Bank Group
    • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF
    • Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR


    Panel Discussion on Mobilizing financing via multiple channels to unblock financing bottleneck

    • Justin Lin Yifu, National School of Development


    • Dimitry Kumsishvili, Dep Prime Minister & Finance Minister, Georgia
    • Mihaly Varga, Minister for National Economy, Hungary
    • Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia
    • Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister of Finance, Pakistan
    • Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, UK
    • Jin Liqun, Presdient of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    • K V Kamat, President of New Development Bank
    • Hu Huaibang, Chairman of China Development Bank
    • Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive of HSBC


    Panel Discussion on Promoting networking of financial institutions to strengthen financial cooperation

    • Zhu Min, National Institute of Financial Research


    • Jiri Rusnok, Czech Central Bank Governor
    • Hu Xiaolian, Chairman of Export-Import Bank of China
    • Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group
    • Norman T.L. Chan, GBS, JP; Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    • John Thornton, Co-Chair of Brookings Institution
    • Yi Huiman, Chairman of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
    • Jin Qi, Chairman of Silk Road Fund
    • Jose Vinals, Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC
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  • DFIR
    Debt Financing and Investors’ Roundtables
    Organised by HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office

    23-24 March 2017
    Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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    Debt Financing and Investors’ Roundtable

    The Debt Financing Roundtable was held on 23 March. Participants shared experience and opportunities in co-financing initiatives and programmes provided by the public and private sector institutions, and how infrastructure projects could be made more bankable through different risk mitigation measures.

    The Investors’ Roundtable was held on 24 March. A group of like-minded investors interested in infrastructure investments, discussed on the outlook of the global infrastructure investment landscape, setting of common parameters for investing in emerging markets (such as investment structures, revenue characteristics, risk-return analyses as well as environment, social and governance factors), risk mitigations required to make projects more investable, and upcoming infrastructure investment opportunities.

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    inSight: A Promising Future for Infrastructure Investment and Financing
    Reference Term Sheet