Hong Kong is well known globally as an international trading hub of goods, but it is also a port where the process of compliance with business-to-government (B2G) documentation requirements is somewhat tedious. That’s because traders and carriers are required by nine government agencies to submit 51 trade documents, such as cargo manifests, import and export […]Read more "Sept 2016 EDITORIAL – DEVELOPMENT OF A TRADE SINGLE WINDOW: A BIG STEP FORWARD"
While British citizens ponder their country’s fate following the momentous UK EU referendum result, China is left wondering about the implications of Brexit on its international trade relations, its overseas investment strategy and economic direction. Alicia Garcia Herrero, Chief Economist of Natixis Hong Kong & Asia Pacific, sheds some light on three potential post-Brexit scenarios […]Read more "Sept 2016 COVER STORY – BREXIT: CAN CHINA KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON?"
Along with Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect unveiled in November 2014, “Shenzhen Connect” marks the completion of Hong Kong’s mutual market access plans for China’s secondary equity market. Charles Li, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), explains how it will give investors on both sides of the boundary more choices and enhanced access […]Read more "FINANCIAL SERVICES – THE IMMINENT LAUNCH OF SHENZHEN-HONG KONG STOCK CONNECT"
Comprised of two main landmasses separated by the South China Sea – Peninsular Malaysia to the West and Malaysian Borneo to the East – the Federation of Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious nation with one of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant and diversified economies. Boasting world class infrastructure, cost competitiveness and a multi-lingual talent pool, Malaysia […]Read more "TRADE & INVESTMENT – MALAYSIA’S 2020 VISION"
In 1943, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business established the first Executive MBA program in the world. With decades of experience in managing the program, combined with a unique educational approach that has made it one of the leading business schools in the world, Chicago Booth has grown to encompass three dedicated campuses […]Read more "EDUCATION – THE CHICAGO APPROACH"
By Jennifer Khoo Allied Pickfords SIRVA, parent company of global relocation company Allied Pickfords, announced last month the addition of its new service center in San Ramon, California. The location will offer enhanced service delivery options to global clients, especially those with interests in the western United States as well as Asia. The new service […]Read more "INDUSTRY FOCUS – ON THE MOVE: AIRLINES, LOGISTICS PROVIDERS & RELOCATION COMPANIES"
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is unlike any other free trade agreement of the past. It covers a host of developed and developing economies across the Pacific Rim: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Vietnam, while others, including Colombia, the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea and Indonesia, have […]Read more "JUL/AUG 2016 EDITORIAL – IS TPP GOOD FOR AMERICA? THE NUMBERS SAY IT ALL"