Industry News

On Feb 19, AmCham hosted a webinar hosting Prof. Keiji Fukuda on Zoom. This is the Chamber’s first online (and complimentary) event under COVID-19 series and was attended by many of those who worked from home.

Entrepreneur/SME Focus
Hollywood blockbusters may grab the limelight, but there are rich pickings to be found investing in Asia’s thriving genre movie industry, former Columbia/TriStar head Chris Lee tells Mathew Scott

Energy
Sir Gordon digs deep into his decades of experience as one of Asia's great infrastructure pioneers to offer some nuggets of personal insight into what lies ahead for the Greater Bay Area

Finance
How to adopt new technologies without betting the bank on the wrong startup? Broadridge’s global head of strategy Michael Tae says the New York-based fintech behemoth has the solution

Transportation
Far from being in terminal decline, the opportunities for Hong Kong as a transshipment and maritime hub are limitless, says Modern Terminals' Peter J Levesque. All it takes is a change of mindset

Intellectual Property
US prosecutors filed charges against Huawei Technologies and Wanzhou Meng, the telecoms giant's chief financial officer and founder’s daughter: Bloomberg

Trade & Investment

Education
Founding headmaster Dr Robin Lister tells Mathew Scott what sets the British school apart from the rest

Taxation

Law
Tara Joseph calls on Hong Kong's government to withdraw controversial legislation, saying it could put off investors and damage the city’s legal reputation

Human Resources
The Covid-19 outbreak has posed tough challenges to the business sector. Tara Joseph, President of AmCham, believes that many business makers were staying put, while the State Department official said the US consulate put up the option for employees to leave Hong Kong.

Communications
The Covid-19 outbreak has posed tough challenges to the business sector. Tara Joseph, President of AmCham, believes that many business makers were staying put, while the State Department official said the US consulate put up the option for employees to leave Hong Kong.

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
The American Chamber of Commerce brought together a range of experts from various sectors at our event ‘Wading Through Plastics’ to discuss answers to the most pressing questions concerning the future of plastics. Experts from various sectors approached the topic from a range of perspectives.

Apparel & Footwear
The nation struggles to balance development and economic growth with an ancient and widely held practice of venerating cows

Greater China
The Covid-19 outbreak has posed tough challenges to the business sector. Tara Joseph, President of AmCham, believes that many business makers were staying put, while the State Department official said the US consulate put up the option for employees to leave Hong Kong.

Health Care
On Feb 19, AmCham hosted a webinar hosting Prof. Keiji Fukuda on Zoom. This is the Chamber’s first online (and complimentary) event under COVID-19 series and was attended by many of those who worked from home.

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
The American Chamber of Commerce brought together a range of experts from various sectors at our event ‘Wading Through Plastics’ to discuss answers to the most pressing questions concerning the future of plastics. Experts from various sectors approached the topic from a range of perspectives.

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
AmCham's new vice chairman Diana David highlights that while three-quarters of start-up founders say they feel diversity is important, only one in ten are taking action to bring it about, according to a report by Techstars.

U.S.-China Trade
With neither side the clear victor after Phase I, the next round will prove even more difficult, the veteran dealmaker writes in the latest edition of Foreign Affairs. What must the US and China do to reach a sustainable settlement?

Economy
Hong Kong faces perception issue in latest world Index of Economic Freedom rankings as China pulls level on judicial effectiveness. Chief Executive Carrie Lam rejects criticism.

Technology
How to adopt new technologies without betting the bank on the wrong startup? Broadridge’s global head of strategy Michael Tae says the New York-based fintech behemoth has the solution

Creativity & Arts
Here's a charming story from chamber stalwart and fiddle-playing fanatic Ivan Strunin, Deloitte Managing Director of US Tax Services