Digital Trade and Finance in Hong Kong: Reasserting Global Leadership

30 Nov 2023

Hong Kong English
Start: 14:00 (Hong Kong Time)

Join International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Asia Society for a roundtable discussion on Hong Kong’s role in digital trade and finance as global trade moves from analog to digital.There are implications not just for Hong Kong’s leading trading, logistics and shipping sectors, but also to any organization involved in financing, delivering digital and sustainability services within the related supply chains 

The roundtable, as part of the ICC HK’s 25th anniversary celebrations, will end with a cocktail in the presence of the HKSAR Chief Executive The Honorable John Lee.  

(Hong Kong Time Zone)

The below program is provisional and subject to change.

14:00 – 14:10

Opening Remarks

14:15 – 14:40

Keynote Speech and Fireside Chat: Digitalizing Global Trade: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities

14:45 – 15:45

Panel Discussion: Mainstreaming Digital Trade in Hong Kong: The Entrepot in the 21st Century

15:45 – 16:00


16:00 – 16:20

Keynote Speech: Digital Finance and Trade: Revitalizing Growth in Hong Kong

16:20 – 17:20

Panel Discussion: Digital Finance and Trade: Revitalizing Growth in Hong Kong

17:20 – 17:30

Closing Remarks 

17:30 – 19:30

Anniversary Reception of ICC HK 25th Anniversary with Remarks by John Lee, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, SAR

Mr John Denton

Secretary General, ICC

Mr Justin D’Agostino

CEO, Herbert Smith Freehills

Mr Victor K Fung

Chairman, Asia Global Institute

Ms Mary Huen

Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

Mr J.P. Lee

Chairman, ICC HK

Mr Sebastian Man

Executive Committee Member, ICC HK

Ms Pamela Mar

Managing Director, ICC Digital Standards Initiative

Mr Wilkie Wong

Chief Financial Officer, Esquel Group

Mr Eddie Yue

Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority


Asia Society Hong Kong Centre  

Working language


For further information, please contact

Wong Wai Yee 

Programme Coordinator, ICC DSI 

Pamela Mar 

Managing Director, ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) 



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