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COVER STORY - International Trade amid High Unpredictability

<i>A team of business executives and AmCham staff travel to Washington, D.C. for the annual “Doorknock” advocacy trip to meet with U.S. officials on</i> …

PRESIDENT’S MEMO (JUL)

In our annual Washington “Doorknock” meetings this year, we spoke candidly about our view that the U.S. ought to remain actively engaged in Asia, …

Washington Doorknock 2017: A highlight of meetings

A summary of discussions with U.S. government officials, congressional leaders and think tanks on various issues including international trade and …

U.S. Tax Policy Undermines American Competitiveness

The current structure of U.S. corporate and income tax based on citizenship makes corporations and citizens abroad far less competitive than their …

CHAMBER NEWS - Five Minutes with… Michael Yu

This month we get to know AmCham’s new Director of China Affairs, Michael Yu, who explains his department’s role in implementing the Chamber’s China …

Member Spotlight

<b>Name:</b> Ruth Benny<p><b>Job title:</b> Head Girl and Founder<p><b>Company:</b> Top Schools<p><b>Industry:</b> Education Management<p><b>AmCham member since:</b> 2016<p><b>If you aren’t from Hong</b> …

CHINA BUSINESS - A Bay Area of Economic Strength

Founder & Managing Director of Silk Road Associates and renowned China economist Ben Simpfendorfer describes how a cluster of eleven cities in …

INFRASTRUCTURE & REAL ESTATE - Ahead of the Curve

Despite a free economy, a sophisticated financial sector, a sound legal framework and an efficient tax system, Hong Kong must seek closer integration …

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY - FinTech: From ATMs to Integrated Money Managers

<i>Henri Arslanian, PwC FinTech & RegTech Lead for China and Hong Kong, speaks at the AmCham Fintech Forum in late 2016.</i><p>The application of technology in …

FINANCE & ECONOMICS - One Country, Two Systems: A Disparity of Financial Complexity

China is found to be one of the most complex jurisdictions in the world of accounting and tax compliance while Hong Kong remains one of the easiest …

ASEAN FOCUS - Reformed Thinking

Deep structural changes with a purpose have added gloss to the performance of the Indonesian economy. Next on the agenda are job creation and easing …

CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

<i>Foundation trustees (front row, from left) Rob Chipman, Jon Zinke, Jim Thompson, Peter Levesque, Gage McAfee, Tom Gorman and Mark Michelson; (back</i> …

CHARITABLE FOUNDATION - In Support of Local Charities

The AmCham Charitable Foundation, in partnership with the American Women’s Association (AWA), provides five Hong Kong-based charities with charitable …

CHAMBER NETWORKS

<b>Conversations with an AmCham Leader…</b><p><i>Genevieve Hilton, Head of External Communications, BASF</i><p><i><br>Caroline Johnson, General Manager, HK & Philippines, AbbVie</i><p>…

CHAMBER NEWS: Five Minutes with… Agnes Tsang

<i>AmCham’s Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs explains the significance of the upcoming annual Washington Doorknock and describes her</i> …

COVER STORY: A Celebration of HKSAR’s 20th Anniversary

<i>From left: Stuart Tait (HSBC), Sanjeev Chatrath (Thomson Reuters), US Deputy Consul General Thomas Hodges, USCG Kurt Tong, AmCham Vice Chairman Jack</i> …

TRADE & INVESTMENT: U.S.-Asia Trade: Engagement is Key

<i>Despite U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), AmCham President Tara Joseph – who expressed her views on the subject in the SCMP</i> …

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

<b>Name:</b> Mark Slade<p><b>Job title:</b> Managing Director, Hong Kong & Macau<p><b>Company:</b> DHL Global Forwarding (HK) Ltd.<p><b>Industry:</b> Logistics & Transportation<p><b>AmCham</b> …

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS: Operation Regulation Rollback: Trump’s Reform Agenda

<i>The Trump administration is aiming to reverse the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law by President Obama in</i> …

REAL ESTATE: Hong Kong - A Magnet for Chinese Capital

<i>With a record US$5.32 billion of mainland investment into Hong Kong property last year – up from just US$3.31 billion in 2015 – Hong Kong’s real</i> …

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: Millennials Return Home

<i>The trend of expat millennials who grew up in Hong Kong returning home after university and early careers overseas is extremely positive for Hong</i> …

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING: The Consumer in a Digital World

<i>In a challenging environment amid slow global growth, Hong Kong’s retail sector could appeal to the changing consumer landscape through digital</i> …

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Hospitality & Tourism

<i>By Jennifer Khoo</i><p>The combination of slow global economic growth, increased competition posed by neighboring tourist destinations and fewer Mainland …

COVER STORY - Mobilizing Our Future Workforce

Education policy has become a hot topic globally as drastic shifts in business change the way we think about the future workforce. As Hong Kong gets …

Member Spotlight

<b>Name:</b> Ruth Benny<p><b>Job title:</b> Head Girl and Founder<p><b>Company:</b> Top Schools<p><b>Industry:</b> Education Management<p><b>AmCham member since:</b> 2016<p><b>If you aren’t from Hong</b> …

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS - Advocacy in Motion

In the month of April, under the guidance of the board and committees, AmCham has made advocacy submissions to the Hong Kong government on pending …

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION - The Economics of Inclusion

Without legal protection, Hong Kong’s growing LGBT community is buffeted by the city’s struggle to reconcile diversity and inclusion with traditional …

FINANCE & ECONOMICS - A Pious Proposition

Strong demand for February’s landmark issue of a 10-year Islamic bond in Hong Kong has revived the discussion on the merits of Islamic finance<p>By …

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Travel Far, Tread Lightly

A trio of corporate social responsibility practitioners explain how the travel and tourism industries have reduced their impact on the environment …

REAL ESTATE - A Century of Transformation

Founded 100 years ago in New York by a couple of brothers-in-law, Cushman & Wakefield is a global real estate services provider with 45,000 employees …