Industry News

Edward Yau says worst of the conflict could lie ahead but insists push must continue for global free trade

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
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 made the pilgrimage to Shrewsbury International School’s impressive new campus in Tseung Kwan O to hear more about what makes the primary-only school special

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

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
What opportunities await Hong Kong following the bridge link opening with Zhuhai? AmCham member Philip Leung shares his personal thoughts in light of a recent trip to the coastal city

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
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