Xinhua News Agency, Hong Kong, September 24. The British Z/Yen Group and China (Shenzhen) Comprehensive Development Research Institute jointly released the 30th "Global Financial Center Index" report on the 24th. Hong Kong's overall ranking rose by one place compared to March this year. the third.

  A spokesman for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government said on the same day that this clearly affirmed Hong Kong's status and strength as a leading global financial center.

Hong Kong continues to rank among the best in various areas of competitiveness (including human capital, infrastructure, financial industry development level, as well as reputation and integration).

In the past year or so, the restoration of security and stability in Hong Kong society will help attract more investors from all over the world to do business and investment, and further strengthen Hong Kong's status as an international financial center.

  The National Fourteenth Five-Year Plan clearly supports the strengthening of Hong Kong's functions as a global offshore RMB business hub, an international asset management center and a risk management center, as well as the deepening and expansion of the interconnection between the mainland and Hong Kong financial markets.

  The spokesperson said that the SAR government will continue to leverage Hong Kong’s unique advantages, strengthen Hong Kong’s role as a two-way gateway to the mainland and international markets, and actively integrate into the overall national development, including grasping the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Qianhai Development and the “One Belt One Road” initiative. "The huge opportunities brought by the initiative.

The SAR government will also make every effort to ensure the smooth implementation of the "Cross-border Wealth Management Link" and Bond Link "Southbound Link" in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to promote the further opening of the country's financial market and help promote the internationalization of the RMB.

  Since 2007, the "Global Financial Center Index" report has been released in March and September each year.

The 30th report assesses 116 financial centers around the world. Hong Kong ranks third in the world with an overall score of 716.