7th Belt and Road Summit draws to successful close

Source: Department of Regional Openning-up / Updated: 2022-09-26

The 7th Belt and Road Summit, jointly organized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on September 1. For the first time, the summit was held online and offline simultaneously, with over 19,000 participants from 80-plus countries and regions gathering to explore the business potential of the Belt and Road Initiative. Under the theme "Heralding a New Chapter: Collaborate and Innovate", it welcomed more than 80 senior government officials and business leaders from the Belt and Road countries to share their insights.

The business matching and project pitching sessions at the summit remained popular among project owners and attendees. More than 280 investment projects from countries and regions along the Belt and Road were presented at the summit, covering four main areas including urban development, transportation, and logistics infrastructure. More than 800 one-to-one matching sessions were held.