Industry News

Xi Jinping and Donald Trump discussed a range of issues — among them the trade dispute that has left over $200 billion worth of goods hanging in the balance.

Entrepreneur/SME Focus
Dane Fisher, General Manager, Global Business Transformation & Brand at Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. and the power behind the Infiniti Lab accelerator program for mobility entrepreneurs, offered his insights into how to introduce and spread innovation culture at an established company.

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

Education
AmCham President Tara Joseph had the pleasure to meet with the EMBA delegation from the College of William and Mary on Oct 29

Taxation

Law
Hong Kong's landmark ban on a pro-independence party has reignited concerns the government is pushing towards national security legislation that could be the death knell for the city's freedoms.

Human Resources
Dane Fisher, General Manager, Global Business Transformation & Brand at Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. and the power behind the Infiniti Lab accelerator program for mobility entrepreneurs, offered his insights into how to introduce and spread innovation culture at an established company.

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

CSR

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
As U.S. and China just agreed to a 90-day trade war truce, Dan Rosen of Rhodium Group gave a timely talk to 40+ senior executives on Chinese State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) on Dec 4

Health Care
Attention employers: It’s OK to not be OK

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
Throughout September, members in the House and the Senate worked to achieve a flurry of bipartisan accomplishments, including negotiating deals over the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a legislative package to combat the growing opioid epidemic.

Smart City/Tech
Dane Fisher, General Manager, Global Business Transformation & Brand at Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. and the power behind the Infiniti Lab accelerator program for mobility entrepreneurs, offered his insights into how to introduce and spread innovation culture at an established company.

U.S.-China Trade
Hong Kong business groups are starting to worry the Trump administration will open the door to ending the financial hub’s preferential trade status, rendering it “just another Chinese city” as its government gets closer to Beijing.