Hong Kong – July 3, 2017 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham HK) advocated stronger U.S. engagement in the fast growing Asia Pacific region, highlighting that Hong Kong’s strategic role should be recognized with a U.S. visa-free program for HKSAR passport holders.
The American Chamber of Commerce has called on the U.S. government to grant visa-free travel status for Hong Kong SAR passport holders, a measure that would smooth the way for over 100,000 visitors a year.
AmCham was delighted to host a delegation of senior government officials from Jiangxi Province led by Mr. Hu Youtao, Vice Chairman of the Jiangxi Provincial CPPCC (Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference).
The trend of expat millennials who grew up in Hong Kong returning home after university and early careers overseas is extremely positive for Hong Kong. Highly qualified and skilled, many are very entrepreneurial and are setting up their own apartment renovation businesses, trading businesses, and even non-profit foundations
The City of Santa Clarita, the third largest city in Los Angeles County, has repeatedly been ranked as one of America’s best cities to live in. Cameron Smyth, Mayor of the City of Santa Clarita, spoke with AmCham members about the latest opportunities for development.