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Swire looks ahead in China development

In August, HAECO’s major shareholder Swire held its biennial Swire China Conference in Guangzhou. More than 160 senior executives from Swire’s various business divisions attended the conference under the theme “China: Looking Ahead” – the largest assembly ever. A number of HAECO Group senior executives attended the conference, led by Kenny Tang, Group Director Corporate Development.


John Slosar, Chairman of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd. noted in his opening remarks that the Swire group has invested significantly in the China market and is committed to the market with confidence.


A host of speakers were invited to share their insights and ideas, including Sun Tong, Deputy Director-General, Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau Affairs, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Martin Jacques, author of international bestseller “When China Rules the World” and John Spelich, Group Vice President of Alibaba Group. They spoke on a wide range of topics ranging from trends and challenges of Chinese economic development and opportunities in the Pearl River Delta region, to e-commerce and sustainability businesses in China.