Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

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Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region

Secretary for the Commerce and Economic Development
商務及經濟發展局局長
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Incumbent
Gregory So

since 28 June 2011
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau
Style The Honourable
Appointer Central People's Government
nomination by Chief Executive
Inaugural holder Stephen Ip
Secretary for Economic Services
Frederick Ma
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Formation 1 July 1997
1 July 2007
Website CEDB

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Chinese: 商務及經濟發展局局長), head of Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Government, is responsible for promoting the commerce and economic development in Hong Kong. The position was created in 2007 by merging the previous portfolios of Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology and Secretary for Economic Development and Labour.

List of office holders[edit]

Name Took office Left office
Secretary for Economic Services
Stephen Ip July 1, 1997 June 30, 2000
Sandra Lee 2000 June 30, 2002
Secretary for Economic Development and Labour
Stephen Ip July 1, 2002 June 30, 2007
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Frederick Ma July 1, 2007 July 11, 2008
Rita Lau July 12, 2008 April 13, 2011
Gregory So April 14, 2011 June 27, 2011
June 28, 2011 Incumbent

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