Jointly presented by Group 4 (Electrical Products) and Group 11 (Jewellery including handicraft items of jade and ivory), Briefing on Hong Kong Origin Certification & Factory Registration System was held on Thursday, 19 September 2019.
Ms Joyce Ho, representative from Factory Registration and Origin Certification Branch, Trade and Industry Department (TID), the Government of HKSAR, was invited as guest speaker. She shared with participants the latest information, case studies and matters to be noted on applying Hong Kong Certificate of Origin and Factory Registration. Ms Ho also mentioned that TID is the only institution in Hong Kong to issue factory registration. Apart from TID, there are five organizations designated by the HKSAR Government as Government Approved Certification Organisations to issue Certificates of Origin. They are the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong and the Indian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong. Participants responded enthusiastically during the briefing session.