Commerce and Economic Development Bureau


The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau is an agency of the Government of Hong Kong responsible for policy matters on Hong Kong's external commercial relations, inward investment promotion, intellectual property protection, industry and business support, tourism, consumer protection and competition, as well as broadcasting, film-related issues, overall view of creative industries, development of telecommunications, and control of obscene and indecent articles in Hong Kong.[1]

Commerce and Economic Development Bureau
商務及經濟發展局
Emblem of the Hong Kong SAR
Agency overview
Formed2007
HeadquartersCentral Government Complex, Admiralty
Employees450
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Bernard Chan, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Agency executives
  • Eliza Lee, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism)
  • Clement Leung, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Creative Industries)
Child agencies
Websitewww.cedb.gov.hk/
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau
Traditional Chinese商務及經濟發展局

The bureau is headed by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, currently Edward Yau. It is divided into the Commerce, Industry and Tourism Branch and the Communications and Creative Industry Branch, each headed by a Permanent Secretary.

Subordinate agencies


The following public entities are managed by the bureau: [2]

See also


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