NOV 2016 EDITORIAL – STANDARDIZATION IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL TAX TRANSPARENCY

The corporate tax landscape of Hong Kong is about to undergo another reform for compliance with international standards necessitated by the Group of Twenty (G20) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). This time, it is on the protection of tax revenue by combating cross-border tax avoidance and tax evasion perceptually prevalent among […]

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COVER STORY – BEIJING DOORKNOCK: Prospects of Greater Business Engagement

Led by AmCham Chairman Walter Dias, a delegation of business leaders and senior executives was in Beijing for the annual “Doorknock” trip to meet with Chinese government officials and policymakers from October 23rd – 25th. The meetings were characterized by candid discussions on trade, investment, financial policies, US-China relations, and Hong Kong’s role in the […]

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APPAREL & FOOTWEAR – 2016 AND BEYOND: CHALLENGES IN THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “hanging on a limb” at the tail-end of a two-year congressional session amid a US presidential election, it is not a good day for the world of international trade. Rick Helfenbein, President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), shares with AmCham his perspectives drawing upon his […]

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