Today, HK: Government releases external merchandise trade figures for last month and third-quarter balance of payments. Thursday, Dec 30, HK: Government releases balance of payment and salary figures for the third quarter. Wednesday, Jan 5, HK: Canadian Chamber of Commerce inaugurates its special speaker series with a visit by Canadian House of Commons Speaker Peter Milliken. Friday, Jan 7, HK: HK General Chamber of Commerce hosts roundtable luncheon on the investment environment in Macau (in Cantonese). Wednesday, Jan 12, HK: The 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. The British Chamber of Commerce hosts a breakfast seminar addressed by leadership and strategy adviser Brian Bacon on 'Turnaround during turbulent times'. Hong Kong Club. Thursday, Jan 13, HK: British Chamber breakfast addressed by Professor C Duncan Rice, principal of the University of Aberdeen, on 'Universities: an international business'. Hong Kong Club.