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Paul McComb, Eva Valle Lagares, and Louis Chan

U.K. to Seal Post-Brexit Trade Deals

Paul McComb, Director General Trade & Investment at Department for International Trade of British Consulate-General Hong Kong, discussed the latest developments on post-Brexit trade deals at the Chamber’s webinar on 30 June. He said that crucial announcements on tariff rates and border arrangement would be made in July and he emphasized that the U.K. Government would try its best to negotiate with long-standing trading partners for mutually beneficial agreements.

Eva Valle Lagares, Head of Trade Section of the E.U. Office to HK & Macao, advised businesses to get prepared as various mechanical consequences and upcoming challenges were expected in the U.K.. She stressed the importance of close relationship among economies and highlighted that the E.U. would maintain a strong partnership with Hong Kong.

Louis Chan, Assistant Principal Economist (Global Research) of HKTDC remained positive towards a healthy E.U.-U.K. relationship. He however pointed out that a no-deal Brexit would affect Hong Kong traders and reminded local businesses to pay attention to new trading regulations by the end of the year.

2020/06/30
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Opportunities for technology amid business disruption

Thriving Under the New Normal

“IndustryConnect,” a service provided by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) to connect park companies with businesses, was held online at the Chamber for the first time on 30 June. At the webinar, six HKSTP resident companies -- Integrated Solutions, MotherApp, Shopkyo, Time Medical, Titanology and Tung Hing Automation Investment -- presented their various unique and innovative solutions for businesses to enhance their operations and seize the opportunities arising as a result of the global pandemic.

2020/06/30
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Consul General of Turkey Peyami Kalyoncu and Trade Commissioner Merve Yilmazcan called on the Chamber on 30 June, where they were welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung.

Nurturing Hong Kong-Turkey Trade and Cultural Ties

Consul General of Turkey Peyami Kalyoncu and Trade Commissioner Merve Yilmazcan called on the Chamber on 30 June, where they were welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung. Both parties discussed the unique and irreplaceable position of Hong Kong as the gateway to the Mainland and a platform into ASEAN markets. Consul General Kalyoncu mentioned that the Turkish Government was negotiating with Hong Kong Government to ink a double taxation agreement and an agreement to promote and protect investments. He hoped to further strengthen business and cultural ties between Hong Kong and Turkey through corporation with the Chamber.

2020/06/30

Decoding e-commerce: Standing out in the digital marketplace

The global e-commerce market has grown exponentially in the past few years as a result of the emergence of technologies such as cloud computing and data intelligence. These technologies have enabled businesses to make better decisions, improve productivity and access international markets while reducing costs.

Albert Lau, Senior Solutions Architect at Alibaba Cloud -- the technology arm of Alibaba Group -- shared his views on the recent trends in e-commerce, as well as how cloud technologies can facilitate the process of digital transformation, at a seminar on 29 June. He also shared some tips on how businesses stand out in today’s rapidly growing e-commerce landscape, which included establishing an online presence and enhancing usability and customer engagement.

2020/06/29
Deputy Consul General of the United Kingdom Nick Heath called on the Chamber on 29 June, where he was welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung.

Meeting with the Deputy Consul General of the United Kingdom

Deputy Consul General of the United Kingdom Nick Heath called on the Chamber on 29 June, where he was welcomed by Chamber CEO George Leung. Both parties discussed business and political developments and the importance of stability and the Basic Law being the bedrock of Hong Kong’s success. Leung also shared the details of the Chamber’s survey on the National Security Law, which showed businesses were confident that the law would benefit Hong Kong in the long run, and that respondents were more worried about foreign sanctions against Hong Kong in the short term. Both sides agreed that ensuring Hong Kong retained its unique position as a business and financial hub was vital for local and foreign businesses operating here.

2020/06/29
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