Funding Schemes for SMEs by the Trade & Industry Department

Funding Schemes for SMEs by the Trade & Industry Department

Funding Schemes administered by the Trade and Industry Department

Supported by the SME and Start-up Committee


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Christine Wai, Assistant Director-General (Industries Support), Trade and Industry Department


Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are an important driving force in Hong Kong’s economic development.  The Trade and Industry Department (TID) administers various funding schemes, including the Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales, the SME Export Marketing Fund, the SME Loan Guarantee Scheme, and the Trade and Industrial Organisation Support Fund, to assist enterprises, particularly SMEs, in obtaining finance, exploring export markets and enhancing overall competitiveness.  

Recent changes in the global economic and trade environment have had an impact on the operation of Hong Kong enterprises, especially those engaging in external trade.  Join us to hear from Ms Christine Wai, Assistant Director of Trade and Industry Department, who will talk about the funding schemes administered by the TID and the enhancement measures that have been introduced to support local enterprises.


About the speaker

Christine Wai joined the Trade and Industry Department of the HKSAR Government in August 2018.  Christine’s duties, as Assistant Director-General of Trade and Industry (Industries Support), cover support services and funding schemes for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), regional cooperation on SME matters, brand promotion and development, liaison and support services to Hong Kong industries, etc.

Before joining the Trade and Industry Department, Christine has served in various bureaux and departments, including the Home Affairs Department, the former Education and Manpower Bureau, the Security Bureau, the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office, the Home Affairs Bureau, the Civil Service Bureau and the Administration Wing.


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8/28/2019 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
China Standard Time
3/F CBRE, Three Exchange Square, Central

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