On December 5th, the launching ceremony of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect was held concurrently in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Mr. Hu Chunhua, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee, attended the launching ceremony in Shenzhen. Mr. Liu Shiyu, Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and Secretary of the CPC CSRC Committee, Mr. Ma Xingrui, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee, and Mr. Wu Lijun, Chairman of Shenzhen Stock Exchange(SZSE), addressed the ceremony in succession.
Also present at the Shenzhen launching ceremony were Mr. Jiang Yang, Vice Chairman of the CSRC, Mr. Wu Qing, Chairman of Shanghai Stock Exchange(SSE), senior officials from departments of the State Council, National People's Congress, Guangdong Provincial Government, and Shenzhen Municipal Government, representatives from Hong Kong SAR government, Hong Kong Securities & Futures Commission (SFC), HKEx, other departments in the securities and futures regulatory system and from market institutions. Mr. Fang Xinghai, Vice Chairman of the CSRC, attended the Hong Kong launching ceremony.