The Bulletin. February 2018

Cracking the ASEAN Markets

This month in the Bulletin we look at what opportunities the signing of the FTA between Hong Kong and ASEAN will create for businesses. We also report on the booming tourism market in Hokkaido, and in tech-savvy Huizhou. You can also read about your Chinese horoscope in the Year of the Dog!

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Special Features

New Transfer Pricing Rules

Amendment to legislation empowers tax authority in its enforcement of “arm’s length principle” for intercompany transactions

Get Ready for Interest Rate Rises

Hong Kong sees improving sentiment although higher borrowing costs triggered by U.S. trends may contain growth

Turnip Treats for New Year

Dim sum expert shares his tips on making the perfect turnip cake for the festive season with the Chamber’s staff writer Lafee Lo

Honing Hong Kong’s Strengths

The Chamber submitted its recommendations to the Government for the upcoming Budget on how Hong Kong can make the most of its surplus and streamline regulations to stay competitive. Following is an abridged version of the submission. Members can read the full version on the Chamber’s website
China In Focus

Exploring Scenic, Tech-Savvy Huizhou

High-tech development and GBA initiative give boost to Guangdong city

GBA Collaboration

Aron Harilela and PC Yu met with Guangdong officials to discuss strengthening collaboration between Hong Kong and Guangdong in relation to the Greater Bay Area (GBA) development.

Chamber in Review

Hokkaido’s Year-round Charms

Investors learn about opportunities arising from the region’s tourism boom, and some of the potential pitfalls

Innovative Shenzhen

YEC visits trailblazing companies to learn how the city is driving China’s technological development

Town Hall Forum with John Lee

Hong Kong is one of the safest cities in the world thanks to the efforts of the disciplined services, but challenges remain for the Security Bureau

Building Executive Presence

YEC members learn how to improve their leadership skills by developing their personal brand

At the Cutting Edge

Hong Kong’s most innovative companies recognised at the Hong Kong Awards for Industries

Career Planning

Herina Lai, Human Resources Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition (HK) Ltd, discussed career planning with 100 students from St. Clare’s Girls’ School
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