Mr Ronnie Chan of the Hang Lung Group spoke to our corporate members on opportunities in the Greater Pearl River Derlta (GPRD).
With China’s economic boom, the GPRD , comprising of Hong Kong, the nine municipalities of the Guangdong Province and Macao, manifests itself as an ideal locale for international investors wanting a foothole in the robust Chinese market. The GPRD presents a melting pot of East meets West where Chinese culture and internationalized expertise cumulate. Here, the cost effective production and manufacturing capabilities of the Mainland is complimented with the world renowned and “tried and tested business infrastructures” of Hong Kong.
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Mr Chan is the Chairman of the Hang Lung Group, a leader in the real estate development, property investment and hotel operations industry. He is also Director to Enron Corp., Motorola Inc. and founder of the Morningside/Springfield Group, a privately-held investment firm which owns and manages industrial and service companies throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. In the international arena, Mr. Chan sits on the governing boards of the World Economic Forum, the Asia Society, the East-West Center, and the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships. Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has published numerous articles in the likes of International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review and Japan Times.