Panel on Commerce and Industry

Meeting on
Tuesday, 18 October 2005, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)2303/04-05(01)
(issued on 22 September 2005)

-Information on the financial position of the Applied Research Fund for the period of 1 June 2005 to 31 August 2005

II.Date and items for discussion for next meeting
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)48/05-06(01)
(issued on 17 October 2005)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)48/05-06(02)
(issued on 17 October 2005)

-List of follow-up actions

*III.Progress report on the Sixth Ministerial Conference (MC6) of the World Trade Organization
(2:35 pm - 3:20 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)48/05-06(03)
(issued on 14 October 2005)

-Information paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)50/05-06
(issued on 14 October 2005)

-Background brief on Hong Kong's hosting of the Sixth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization prepared by the Secretariat

*IV.Briefing by Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology on relevant policy initiatives in the Chief Executive's Policy Address 2005/2006
(3:20 pm - 4:30 pm)

LC Paper No CB(1)48/05-06(04)
(issued on 13 October 2005)

-Policy agenda of Commerce and Industry Branch and Innovation and Technology Commission, Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau

Other relevant documents

Two booklets provided by the Administration

(a) Address by the Chief Executive at the Legislative Council meeting on 12 October 2005 -- "Strong Governance for the People "; and

(b) The 2005-06 Policy Address -- "Policy Agenda".

V.Any other business

* All other Hon Members of Legislative Council are invited to take part in the discussion of items III and IV.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
17 October 2005