Hong Kong as an outward-looking city has a unique and significant economic footprint in the Asia Pacific region and globally. With its world-class infrastructure and talent, the city is a conduit linking the region with the rest of the world. Amid China’s rise to economic power and global significance, Hong Kong’s role has remained unique […]Read more "DEC 2016 EDITORIAL – HKSAR 20TH ANNIVERSARY – REDEFINING HONG KONG’S ECONOMIC ROLE"
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"
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"
“How does Hong Kong position itself for the future? As an international financial center like London? As a super-connector for China? As something else? Or as all of these?” Ashley Alder, CEO of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) highlights three areas where Hong Kong can remain a structurally sound platform and capture opportunities […]Read more "FINANCIAL SERVICES: Hong Kong as an evolving international financial center – The significance of regulation"
In a new era of slower Chinese economic growth, what are the implications of a wave of declining demand from Mainland Chinese companies, investors and tourists alike on Hong Kong’s commercial, retail and residential property markets? Denis Ma, JLL’s Head of Research for Hong Kong, talks about China’s current and future role in driving the […]Read more "REAL ESTATE – China’s Impact on Hong Kong’s Property Market"
Hong Kong is truly a vibrant international city – a status reflected not only in the role it plays in the immense volume of global trade and investment or financial transactions year after year but also in the thriving sector of international schools. Some 50 schools currently provide curricula of the UK, US, Australia, Canada, […]Read more "INDUSTRY FOCUS – School Orientation for Prospective Students – and Parents"
Imagine a home that encapsulates some of Hong Kong’s finest aspects: effortless transportation, convenient shopping, brilliant food, and the list goes on. All of course, with a view. There’s no vista quite like the Hong Kong skyline, and residents of the Gateway Apartments complex in Tsim Sha Tsui get to come home to gleaming views […]Read more "A Better Way to Live"