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Ontario and Hong Kong companies sign $45 million agreements

Staff writer |
Agreements worth $45 million were signed between Ontario and Hong Kong companies. These agreements lay the groundwork for strengthened partnerships and investment opportunities between Ontario and Hong Kong.

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The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority selected JET Architecture, in a joint venture with VPANG and Lisa Cheung, to design the West Kowloon Arts Pavilion.

JET Architecture won the project in an international competition with over 100 entries from around the world. The project, valued at $30 million, will be completed in 2016 as part of Hong Kong's plan for a 40-acre cultural district.

While in Hong Kong on her second trade mission to China, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Ontario's plan to open a new International Trade and Investment Office that will help Ontario companies do business in the region.

The new office will also promote Ontario products and companies in Hong Kong, and explore investment opportunities in Ontario's key sectors.

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