Industry News

Hong Kong also faces ‘unquantifiable impact from spillover’ of the dispute between the U.S. and Europe, Yau says

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.



Intellectual Property

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.

Nine outstanding teams from local secondary schools are competing in a creative 3D model contest to unveil their vision of Hong Kong as a smart city at AmCham’s “My Smart Hong Kong 2030” school competition



Human Resources
We love our interns! Each year, these bright, young university students inject fresh energy into our offices while providing invaluable assistance to our operations and outcomes.


If you were unable to schedule an interview in Hong Kong, please consider Global Entry ‘Enrollment on Arrival’ on your next visit to the United States. Enrollment on Arrival requires no appointment, and is available at 21 airports.

Real Estate

On Friday June 8th 2018, AmCham continued its strong tradition of service by hosting an annual awards and coffee event in partnership with the American Women’s Foundation (AWA), granting a diverse range of charities up to HK$294,300 in donations.

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

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

What’s New in Washington
AmCham’s team wrapped up three days of back-to-back meetings with senior policymakers, legislators and government officials, making the case for Hong Kong and the international business community.

Smart City/Tech
There is a resort town in southeastern France that has something in common with Hong Kong. It’s a tourist destination by the sea, visited and beloved by millions of merrymakers. But it had a problem. Its water-supply infrastructure was not as reliable as it should have been.

U.S.-China Trade
On the Thursday, June 21st edition of RTHK Backchat, AmCham President Tara Joseph, former Chairman Mark Michelson, and a panel of experts share their views on the developing trade dispute between the United States and China.