The Mainland Chinese stock market has never been in the spotlight before as it has been this year. Altogether, the story has been splashed across headlines and social media with every rendition of gloom and doom, as trillions of dollars have been lost in capitalization. Many have pointed out the amount lost is more than […]Read more "Jul/Aug 2015 EDITORIAL: Riding China’s Wild Roller Coaster"
Although he’s the new Dean of the CUHK Business School, Professor Kalok Chan is quite familiar with the surroundings as he completed his undergraduate studies there in the 1980s. In his second stretch at the respected institution, he will look to prepare the school and its students to compete in the global arena By Leon Lee […]Read more "Jul/Aug 2015 COVER STORY: Back In Business"
Every year, an AmCham Hong Kong delegation of Chamber leaders and staff travel to Washington DC for the “Doorknock” trip, where they meet with senior US administration officials, congressional leaders and staffers, as well as venerable China and Asia experts, to discuss timely and pertinent issues. This year’s Doorknock came at a critical juncture, Blessing […]Read more "GOVERNMENT RELATIONS: DC Doorknock 2015: Right Place, Right Time"
As the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative takes shape, veteran China watcher and scholar Dr. Geng Xiao weighs in on the complex dynamics driving the initiative and the future direction of the Asian superpower By Nan-Hie In Since Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his mega-geopolitical dream in 2013 to revive the Silk Road routes through […]Read more "CHINA BUSINESS: ‘One Belt, One Road’ and One China-led Bank"
On July 1, the Mainland-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) officially kicked off. What does this mean for the two markets? At a recent AmCham luncheon, Securities and Futures Commission’s Christina Choi explains the exciting developments and discusses he future of the scheme By Tsering Namgyal The much-awaited mutual fund recognition scheme between Hong […]Read more "TRADE & INVESTMENT: Trading on Both Sides"
Africa is home to seven of the top 10 fastest growing countries in the world, so it’s no surprise that countries have taken a strong interest in the region, with China leading the charge. With more than 40 years experience working in the continent, Dr. Sharon T. Freeman shares her insights on how the US […]Read more "TRADE & INVESTMENT: Getting Into the Africa Game"
Recently announced as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for China, Patrick Santillo is the right man for the job, having spent 30 years working in the US Department of Commerce, five of which were in Asia. He tells biz.hk why Hong Kong is crucial to his task, and what lies ahead By Blessing Waung […]Read more "TRADE & INVESTMENT: Our Man in America"