HKTDC conducted a joint survey with AmCham HK and EuroCham HK in April-May 2019 on US- and Europe-domiciled companies in Hong Kong to better understand their commercial view of the Greater Bay Area initiative. Of the 55 companies surveyed, many were eager to expand their Hong Kong operations to better capitalise on the opportunities, with the city’s professional services seen as having the highest potential for success. More
The Hong Kong-headquartered serviced office business, The Executive Centre (TEC), has emerged as a leading flexible workspace provider in Asia since its founding in 1994. TEC’s Global Senior Development Director, Todd Liipfert, shares the company’s experiences in the emerging markets of Asia and the Middle East. More
Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland inked two new agreements on 28 June 2017, namely the Investment Agreement and the Economic Technical Cooperation Agreement (Ecotech Agreement) to progressively enrich the CEPA content over the years. The Ecotech Agreement does not cover market access commitments or substantive liberalisation measures, but set forth the direction for closer future co-operation between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland. More
The Hainan Institute of Certified Public Accountants has released the findings of the latest assessment of accountancy and auditing firms conducted by the China Institute of Certified Public Accountants. More
With the flourishing manufacturing sector and integration with the global supply chain, Vietnam’s demand for professional services has been on the rise. An HKTDC survey has revealed that Hong Kong is perceived positively by Vietnamese companies as a preferred destination for seeking business partners and professional services. More
This update concerns the fourth amendment to the December 2017 Council agreement reached by EU-28 Finance Ministers on the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (the ”tax haven blacklist”). More
Automating and digitising the process of compliance and fund administration, Veridate integrates and automates the four key pillars of wealth administration: client onboarding, accounting, administration, and consolidated reporting.
On 11 September, the Hong Kong SAR Government announced that the arrangement on the automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters (AEOI) between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong had come into effect on 6 September. More