Monday, Dec 20, HK: Government releases unemployment and vacancies statistics for September, as well as gross national product and mainland trade data for the third quarter. Tuesday, Dec 21, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce hosts distinguished speakers series luncheon, addressed by Ambassador Sun Zhenyu, Beijing's first ambassador to the World Trade Organisation. Thursday, Dec 23, HK: Government releases consumer price index for last month as well as volume and price statistics for external merchandise trade in October. Tuesday, Dec 28, HK: Government releases external merchandise trade figures for last month as well as balance of payments data for the third quarter. Thursday, Dec 30, HK: Government releases balance of payment and salary figures for the third quarter. Friday, Jan 7, HK: HKGCC hosts roundtable luncheon on the investment environment in Macau and its incentive policy (in Cantonese). Wednesday, Jan 12, HK: French Chamber of Commerce presents a case study on the court decision winding up Zhu Kuan Group. Speaker: Angela Wang & Co partner Janice Lee. Central Plaza. Friday, Jan 14, HK: HKGCC hosts seminar on the regulation of the electricity industry beyond 2008.