Industry News

Tara Joseph, President, The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, joined Juliette Saly and Doug Krizner to discuss the unique values Hong Kong has where the trade war is concerned.

Entrepreneur/SME Focus
On April 11, AmCham and Global Sources joined forces at the Global Sources Startup Launchpad Conference 2018, Asia's Largest Tech Hardware Startup Show, following by a networking drinks session that attracted over 160 regional startups.

Finance

Transportation
Tesla said it will build a "Gigafactory" in China to make electric cars and they had been planning the move since at least last year, but now have signed an agreement with the Shanghai Municipal People's Government.

Intellectual Property
With your best interest and security in mind, we would like to bring to your attention recent scam attempts targeting companies by e-mails

Trade & Investment
With effect from August 1, the charge for each import and export declaration (TDEC) will be capped at $200 to further lower the cost of importing and exporting high-value goods to and from Hong Kong.

Education
AmCham was delighted to host a seminar on networking for MBA students from The University of Hong Kong this early August with our members Paul Choi from Goldman Sachs and Perry Lam from LAM Institute sharing their experiences.

Taxation

Law

Human Resources

Communications

Hospitality
In these fractious times the world seems as if it’s becoming less open, writes Randy Malamud, making it all the more vital we get out and see more of the world

Real Estate
An organic vegetable rooftop farm in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district is challenging perceptions about sustainable city living

CSR
A new initiative is helping companies analyse, benchmark and refine their anti-slavery efforts in a systematic and confidential way: the ‘Business Pledge against Modern Slavery’, promoted by the Hong Kong-based NGO Mekong Club.

Apparel & Footwear
As apparel makers rethink global supply chains to cope with rising costs, concerns over worker safety and more stringent green goals, Ethiopia and the East Africa region are well positioned to profit

Greater China
Tesla said it will build a "Gigafactory" in China to make electric cars and they had been planning the move since at least last year, but now have signed an agreement with the Shanghai Municipal People's Government.

Health Care

Food & Beverage
McDonald’s will increase its number of stores in China and Hong Kong to 4,500 by the end of 2022, up from 2,500 currently, as part of a strategic partnership with Citic Ltd, CITIC Capital Partners and the Carlyle Group.

Environment & Sustainability
An organic vegetable rooftop farm in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district is challenging perceptions about sustainable city living

What’s New in Washington
Lawmakers returned from their Independence Day recess prepared for more legislative fireworks over a slew of outstanding agenda items, including a showdown over the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Smart City/Tech
Tara Joseph, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and Sankar Villupuram of the Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance, join the Aug 13 edition of RTHK Money Talk to talk Smart City

U.S.-China Trade
Tara Joseph, President, The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, joined Juliette Saly and Doug Krizner to discuss the unique values Hong Kong has where the trade war is concerned.