AmCham’s new Chairman Jessica Bartlett delivered her inaugural remarks today highlighting the Chamber’s priorities for 2021 and underscoring American and multinational businesses’ presence in shaping the future of Hong Kong and the Asia region.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong released its 2021 Business Outlook Survey today. The aim of this AmCham “temperature checking” survey is to garner a holistic view across many business sectors, and to focus on what Hong Kong needs to do to maintain its edge and renew confidence.
For Hong Kong, the recovery path will be shaped by SMEs – the backbone of the city’s economy, representing 98 percent of Hong Kong businesses and 45 percent of the workforce. The compact, flexible structure of SMEs gives them the edge….
We are also committed to staying in Hong Kong as we look to the future. Our plan now is to increase our digital capabilities while maintaining a physical presence with a boardroom and hub for physical activities in our office at the Bank of America Tower.
Following the introduction of a Hong Kong National Security law by Beijing authorities, the US government has reacted strongly by passing the Hong Kong Autonomy Act and issuing Executive Order 13936. To gauge how these developments have impacted business, AmCham …
July 17, 2020 – HONG KONG – The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (“AmCham”) has supported open and constructive dialogue between the United States and the HKSAR for more than fifty years. The Chamber remains committed to the mission …
Hong Kong has been hit by a double-whammy in the past week, with China announcing a proposed national security law, while President Trump said he would begin the process of revoking the US-HK special economic status.
The arrival of new baby is an exciting time for any parent. For many new mothers, as the primary caregiver, balancing the joys of motherhood with the transition back to work can however be a challenging experience. Many mums want to do it all.
When SARS hit Hong Kong in February 2003, many organizations urgently started to look for ways to, temporally, allow their staff to work safely using their computers from home. At that point in time we were still over 4 years away from the launch of the Apple iPhone…
It would be difficult to find a news forum today that is not dominated by headlines about the latest news on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But while Europe and North America are struggling to come to grips with quarantine measures and government emergency measures, Hongkongers are rapidly – and sadly – becoming old hands at dealing with emergencies.