The Society is a non-profit making organization. The objectives of the Society are as follows:
- To support and complement China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” and assist Hong Kong in taking full advantage of this initiative, leveraging the city’s strong business, cultural and people-to-people ties with the Maritime Silk Road provinces and cities and the ASEAN and South Asian countries;
- To research and explore the developmental opportunities brought about by the “Belt and Road Initiative”;
- To foster exchanges in trade, financial, economic, cultural, academic and educational exchanges between Hong Kong and the “Belt and Road” regions (especially the core coastal provinces of the Maritime Silk Road and ASEAN countries);
- To enhance public understanding of the history, cultures and contemporary developments of the “Belt and Road ” regions (especially the provinces and cities along the Maritime Silk Road and ASEAN countries); and to encourage young people to seize the developmental opportunities provided under the “Belt and Road Initiative”.