As the mainland-US dispute escalates and expands, a US lawyer specialising in customs-related issues advises businesses to be prepared as the issues may not be resolved quickly.
29 May 2019
“All failure is failure to adapt, all success is successful adaptation.” This quote from innovation culture advocate Max McKeown will certainly chime with many business executives in Hong Kong and Mainland China.More
Trump administration will apply tariffs of as much as 25% on almost all imports from the mainland.
16 May 2019
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on Monday 13 May issued a notice that formally proposes to establish an additional duty of up to 25% under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 on nearly all remaining imports from Mainland China, which are valued at approximately US$300 billion.More
A leading Mainland China power firm is charging ahead on the Belt and Road, backed by Hong Kong services.
02 May 2019
Golden Concorde Group Holdings (GCL), one of Mainland China’s leading new-energy companies and said to be the world's largest maker of silicon materials, is using Hong Kong as a financing platform for its Belt and Road venture in Ethiopia. More
A technology enabling lower costs and quicker delivery boosts sales for Mainland Chinese lighting producers.
25 April 2019
The use of metal-organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) technology is lowering costs and accelerating delivery times for Mainland Chinese lighting products, changing the global market landscape, according to Figo Wang, Chief Research Analyst and Research Director at LEDinside, TrendForce Corp. More
Open, stable and focused on logistics and finance, Panama and Hong Kong ‘have similar roles to play on Belt and Road’.
17 April 2019
The global shipping hub of Panama, which links the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic with its canal, has much in common with Hong Kong, President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez pointed out when visiting the city early this month.More
The city is exempt from greater enforced transparency governing China-Russia cross-border e-commerce deliveries.
10 April 2019
In a move likely to benefit Hong Kong's e-commerce operators, Russian customs authorities are now to receive details of the contents and value of inbound, Mainland China-origin packages, as well as having the statutory right to verify the accuracy of all such information. More
Spanish-speaking world uses centuries-old links to conduct 21st-century business.
03 April 2019
The maritime and land silk roads linked East Asia and Europe for millennia – but for more than two centuries there was an alternative route taking spices, silks and other treasures from Asia to Europe – across the Pacific Ocean. More