Hong Xiaoyong

China's Ambassador to Singapore

H.E. Hong Xiaoyong is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Singapore. A career diplomat, Ambassador Hong was last China's ambassador to Vietnam and has held previous posts such as counsellor in the Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations, deputy director-general of the General Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and deputy commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong says that at this crucial juncture, there is a greater need for a close alignment of development strategies between China and Singapore, and to work together for the future. (Graphic: Jace Yip)

Chinese ambassador Hong Xiaoyong: New journey for China’s development; new opportunities for China-Singapore cooperation

China's next phase of development will focus on achieving high-quality development and building a modern socialist country, says China's ambassador to Singapore, Hong Xiaoyong. Much attention will be paid to fostering innovation and green growth, and in pursuing a coordinated approach in building prosperity for the Chinese people. China will also continue to engage the world through its dual circulation strategy, turning the China market into a market accessible to all. In these efforts, there are many opportunities for Singapore and China to work together, building on their years of cooperation and synergies. Ambassador Hong wrote this article in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Singapore.