The Audit Committee consists of three independent non-executive directors: Mr. Siu Wai Keung, Francis (Chairman), who has accounting or related financial management expertise, Mr. Lv Tingjie and Mr. Liu Linfei. The Audit Committee is mainly responsible for reviewing the interim and annual financial statements of the Company to ensure a true and fair view of the state of affairs, reviewing interim and annual results of the Company after consulting with external auditors, and making recommendations to the Board. In addition, the Audit Committee is also responsible for examining the appointment of external auditors, considering and supervising the financial reporting procedures and the risk management and internal control systems of the Company, overseeing the execution of the connected transactions, and also listening to the external auditor’s audit memorandum. The Audit Committee makes an assessment of the effectiveness of the Group’s risk management and internal control at least once a year. In addition, the Audit Committee is also responsible for reviewing the adequacy of resources of the Group’s accounting and financial reporting function.
In 2017, the Audit Committee held two meetings, mainly reviewing the resolutions of the Company for the audited financial report of the Company of 2016, interim report of 2017, report on connected transactions, report on internal control and risk management and appointment of independent auditors. The Audit Committee also met with the external auditors separately to discuss the matters found during the audit and other issues that might be raised by the auditors.