Our Business Environment
I became Financial Secretary, I have been pushing
ahead with the work of removing barriers so as to
improve our business environment. In the past
year, the Business Facilitation Advisory Committee
has put forward a number of recommendations to
streamline procedures in respect of the regulation
of the construction and real estate sectors, food
business, retail trade and entertainment industry.
To improve our licensing system further, we
have introduced the "Be the Smart Regulator"
programme, which includes setting up Business
Liaison Groups for more business sectors, developing
more comprehensive performance pledges and guides to
licence applications, and promoting the wider use of