Hong Kong has sailed through several economic crises while undergoing economicadjustment since its return. However, industrial trade has been a firm force driving HongKong's economy through the past decade.
Over the past 10 years, Hong Kong's total trade volume has grown from HKD 2.9 tril-lion in 1997 to HKD 5 trillion in 2006, representing a remarkable increase of 70%.
In spite of economic twists and turns in Hong Kong, its foreign trade has maintainedcontinuous growth. Especially over this decade, foreign trade has made noticeable con-tribution to Hong Kong's economic development.
But where will Hong Kong's foreign trade stand in 10 years' time? And what willHong Kong's advantages lie in the future?