Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office (Taiwan)

Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office
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President International Tower
Agency overview
Formed December 2011 (start of operation)[1]

15 May 2012 (inauguration)[2]
Jurisdiction Republic of China
Headquarters Xinyi, Taipei, Taiwan

25°02′23″N121°33′56″E / 25.03972°N 121.56556°E / 25.03972; 121.56556Coordinates: 25°02′23″N121°33′56″E / 25.03972°N 121.56556°E / 25.03972; 121.56556
Agency executive
Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office
Traditional Chinese 香港經濟貿易文化辦事處
Simplified Chinese 香港经济贸易文化办事处

The Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office (HKETCO; Chinese: 香港經濟貿易文化辦事處) is the representative office of Hong Kong in the Republic of China. Its counterpart body in Hong Kong is the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Hong Kong.

The office is located at President International Tower (統一國際大樓) in Xinyi District, Taipei.[4]

Opening [ edit ]

The office started to operate in Taiwan in December 2011. On 15 May 2012, Minister of Mainland Affairs Council of the Republic of China Lai Shin-yuan oversaw the opening ceremony of the office. Also present during the opening ceremony was John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR. He said during his opening note that Taiwan and Hong Kong have made substantial progress in the area of economic exchanges, cultural exchanges, financial supervision cooperation, bilateral transportation arrangement and cargo transshipment.[2]

List of Directors [ edit ]

  1. John Leung (7 December 2011 – 11 August 2015)[5]
  2. Rex Chang (12 August 2015 – 28 July 2018)[6]

Transportation [ edit ]

The office is accessible within walking distance south of Taipei City Hall Station of the Taipei Metro.

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "welcome_page". Archived from the original on July 1, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
  2. ^ a b [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Latest Updates". Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  4. ^ "HKETCO - Contact Us". Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  5. ^ "Hketco - Cv". 2011-12-07. Archived from the original on 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  6. ^ "Why is HK delaying work visa for Taiwan agency official?".
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