The Bulletin. April 2019

A Greener Hong Kong

In this issue we learn about Hong Kong's plans to improve its waste recycling, hear how companies should protect themselves against employee and IP disputes, and learn about the crucial role that translators have to play in business.

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This Month's Highlights
Special Features

Be Innovative in Building the GBA

Governments should consider further tax measures and simpler customs procedures to enhance the Greater Bay Area

Time is Right for a Full Review

The Chamber has submitted its response to the Government’s proposals to review Hong Kong’s telecoms legislation. A summary is below: you can read the full submission on our website

External Events Expose Weak Spots

Drop in GDP growth and more cautious sentiment among consumers and businesses highlight Hong Kong’s vulnerability to outside pressures
China In Focus

Analyzing the Outline Development Plan

Understanding the opportunities for Hong Kong in the Greater Bay Area

Chamber in Review

Breaking Down the Budget

Tax concessions, labour shortage and housing among the key topics

Dutch Treat

Visiting the residence of the Consul General of the Netherlands

Optimism Amid Turbulence for Europe

U.K. and Italy are causes for concern but there are also positive indicators

Fostering Innovation

From start-ups to traditional firms, HKPC helps companies prepare for the future

Tomorrow’s Retail Experience

Unmanned stores and AR mirrors at AlipayHK’s Futureland

Sportswear at the Cutting Edge

Super X uses advanced technology to create apparel and accessories for athletes

Avoiding SME Missteps

Small companies should ensure they protect themselves against employee and IP disputes

No Need to Panic

Professor Lawrence Lau shares his deep insight on China-U.S. relations and the current trade tensions
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