Group 20 (Hong Kong Trade Services Council) co-organised the Seminar on enforcement cases of “Trade Descriptions Ordinance” on Thursday, 22 August 2019, at INDEX with the following Groups –
Group 4 (Electrical Products)
Group 5 (Hong Kong Electronics Industry Council)
Group 8 (Food, beverages and tobacco)
Group 18 (Hong Kong ProServices Council)
Group 19 (Hong Kong Toys Council) and
Group 30 (Innovation and Creative Industries Council)
Ms Suzette Yip and Ms Kenny Wan, representatives from Customs and Excise Department, the Government of HKSAR, were invited as guest speakers. They provided members with the latest updates on amendments to the Ordinance, including penalties and other important notes. They also shared some case studies on “Aggressive Commercial Practices” and “Misleading Omissions”. The seminar attracted more than 60 members.