Panel on Commerce and Industry

Special meeting on
Monday, 27 October 2008, at 2:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda

*I.Assistance to small and medium enterprises in coping with difficulties arising from the global financial turmoil
(2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)77/08-09(01)
(issued on 20 October 2008)

-Administration's paper on proposed enhancement measures to the small and medium enterprise funding schemes

LC Paper No. CB(1)94/08-09(01)
(issued on 22 October 2008)

-Paper on Funding Schemes for Small and Medium Enterprises prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat (updated background brief)

LC Paper No. CB(1)106/08-09(01)

-Administration's response to issues raised at the Panel meeting on 21 October 2008

LC Paper No. FS08/08-09
(Chinese version only)

-A summary of local press reports on the rescue packages introduced by places outside Hong Kong to cope with the financial crisis from 3 August 2007 to 22 October 2008

Meeting with the Administration and deputations

  1. Federation of Hong Kong Industries

  2. Hong Kong Foundry Association

  3. Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association

  4. Hong Kong Diecasting and Foundry Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)106/08-09(02) - Chinese version only - attached)

  5. Hong Kong Flower Retailers Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)96/08-09(01) - Chinese version only - issued on 23 October 2008)

  6. Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)106/08-09(03) - Chinese version only - attached)

  7. Hong Kong and Kowloon Electrical Appliances Merchants Association

  8. Hong Kong Shippers' Council

  9. Association of Auto Batteries and Tyres Industry
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)96/08-09(02) - Chinese version only -issued on 23 October 2008)

  10. Hong Kong Plastics Manufacturers Association Ltd

  11. Hong Kong Chinese Prepared Medicine Traders Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)106/08-09(04) - Chinese version only - attached)

  12. Hong Kong Suppliers Association

  13. Hong Kong Electro-plating Merchants Association

  14. The Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association Limited

  15. Federation of International SME

  16. Federation of Hong Kong Kowloon New Territories Hawker Associations

  17. The Hong Kong Metals Manufacturers Association

  18. The Hong Kong Chinese Importers' & Exporters' Association

  19. Hong Kong Catering Industry Association

  20. Hong Kong Metal Merchants Association

  21. Lok Fu Shopping Centre Commercial Concern Group

  22. Hong Kong Association of International Co-operation of Small & Medium Enterprises
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)106/08-09(05) - Chinese version only - attached)

  23. SME Mentorship Association

  24. Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Development Association

  25. HK (SME) Economic and Trade Promotional Association

  26. Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association

  27. The Cosmetic & Perfumery Association of Hong Kong Ltd

  28. The Association for Hong Kong Catering Services Management Ltd

  29. SME Global Alliance

  30. The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades & Industries Ltd

  31. Chinese Cuisine Management Association

  32. The Hong Kong Chamber of Small and Medium Business

  33. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Submission from deputation not attending the meeting

  1. The Hong Kong Association of Banks
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)96/08-09(03) - English version only - issued on 23 October 2008)

  2. Hong Kong SME Forum
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)106/08-09(06) - Chinese version only - attached)
II.Any other business
(4:30 pm)

* All other Hon Members of the Legislative Council are invited to take part in the discussion of item I.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
27 October 2008