|2017/10/20||Submission on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing |
The Chamber supports the Government’s efforts to comply with the Financial Action Task Force’s recommendations on countering money laundering and terrorist financing activities but also reiterates the need to ensure that such undertakings do not affect our ability to compete.
|2017/09/20||HKGCC’s Response to “Smart Hong Kong Consultancy Study Report”|
The Chamber has all along been supporting the Government’s initiative to embrace and adopt technology more widely to develop Hong Kong into a smart city. While the business sector would like to see prompt and concrete actions of a smart government, we therefore urge the Government to be more swift and resolute in breaking through the bureaucratic routine and take the lead to scale up the momentum immediately.
|2017/09/07||Consultation paper on the Proposed Change in the Allocation of the 3.4 – 3.7 GHz Band from Fixed Satellite Service to Mobile Service|
The Chamber supports the proposal on the reallocation of the frequency spectrum 3.4 – 3.7 GHz band from fixed satellite service to mobile service. We believe the arrangement can enable the adoption of 5G services in Hong Kong, facilitate our development as a smart city, foster Internet of Things initiatives and achieve parity in mobile service standards with Mainland China and other jurisdictions.
|2017/09/05||2017-18 Policy Address Submission|
In its submission to Carrie Lam’s maiden Policy Address, the Chamber offers suggestions on enhancing the “Be the Smart Regulator” Programme to serve as an effective instrument for conducting Regulatory Impact Assessments (RIA) in the review of existing and prospective laws. The Chamber also provided recommendations on improving the tax competitiveness, human capital and labour supply, and better utilisation of the Greater Bay Area concept.
|2017/08/28||HKGCC Submission with proposals on the development of the GBA|
The Chamber considers enhanced, and preferably seamless, cross-border movements of capital, people, goods and services within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area essential ingredients for its successful development. The Chamber calls on the Government to focus on the areas where Hong Kong possesses competitive advantages, leveraging its established expertise as an international financial, shipping and logistics, offshore RMB, and dispute resolution centre.
|2017/08/18||Consultations on the New Board and Review of the Growth Enterprise Market and Main Board Listing Rules|
In its response to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s consultations on the New Board and Review of the Growth Enterprise Market and Main Board Listing Rules, the Chamber has extended qualified support to the proposals for attracting more companies to list in Hong Kong.
|2017/08/18||Potential Tax Treaty Partners for Hong Kong|
The Chamber supports the Government’s pursuit of CDTA especially with jurisdictions that fall within the scope of the Belt and Road Initiative as this could further enhance Hong Kong’s role as a super-connector between Mainland China and economies in Asia, Europe and Africa.
|2017/06/13||Submission to the LegCo on the Report of the Standard Working Hours Committee |
The Chamber would like to provide our views on the report submitted by the Standard Working Hours Committee to the Chief Executive in January 2017 for the Legislative Council Manpower Panel’s consideration.
|2017/05/31||Free Trade Agreement with Australia|
The Chamber supports the Government’s initiative to negotiate a Free Trade Agreement with Australia, our 19th largest trading partner that contributed over HK$52 billion to Hong Kong’s international trade in 2016.
|2017/05/19||Chamber's View and Recommendations on Further Liberalization Measures under CEPA|
The Chamber submits its proposals for further liberalization and implementation of CEPA to the Mainland and Hong Kong governments every year.