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Established in 1986, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco represents the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government in the western part of the United States. We seek to strengthen and broaden Hong Kong’s economic relations with the 19 western states, by enhancing understanding of the SAR’s free trade policy and its unique advantages as the two-way platform for overseas companies to access the China market and for Chinese companies to go global.

   
   
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Hong Kong PolyU won top prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo

Hong Kong PolyU won top prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) won a total of 14 prizes at the 44th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Breathable workwear and treatment for varicose veins are among the winning inventions.

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Hong Kong company wins innovation prize at Wearable Technologies World Cup

Hong Kong company wins innovation prize at Wearable Technologies World Cup

Hong Kong company i-Lume was crowned champion in the Safety & Security category at the Germany-based WT | Wearable Technologies World Cup 2016. Contestants from all over the world took part in this leading international competition.

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Hong Kong Hosts First Internet Economy Summit and International IT Fest

The first Internet Economy Summit was kicked off in Hong Kong on April 13. Concurrently, the International IT Fest 2016, which hails over 40 exciting events, is being held in Hong Kong and will run through April 23.

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Hong Kong Immigration Department Wins 2016 Skytrax Award for Best Airport Immigration Service

Hong Kong Immigration Department Wins 2016 Skytrax Award for Best Airport Immigration Service

The Hong Kong Immigration Department (ImmD) has been voted the winner of the Skytrax Award for Best Airport Immigration Service for the second consecutive year in the annual Passenger Survey commissioned by Skytrax, a specialist research agent of the air transport industry. The presentation ceremony was held on March 16 in Cologne, Germany.

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Fintech initiatives outlined

Fintech initiatives outlined

There is vast potential for Hong Kong to become a premier Fintech hub, and the Government will work on five areas: promotion, facilitation, regulations, talent, and funding to foster the industry’s development, Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan says.

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Pets Central Media Branches Out to Mainland via Hong Kong

Pets Central Media Branches Out to Mainland via Hong Kong

California-based Pets Central Media opened its regional headquarters in Hong Kong, tapping into the city's edge in innovation and technology as well as intellectual property protection as part of its Asian expansion plan.

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Hong Kong International Airport Named "Airport of the Year" by Air Transport World

Hong Kong International Airport Named "Airport of the Year" by Air Transport World

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)’s service and facilities are once again recognized when it was named “Airport of the Year” at the Air Transport World Airline Industry Achievement Awards 2016. Organized by the long-established aviation magazine Air Transport World, the award applauds organizations or individuals for their outstanding performance, innovation and superior services.

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Hong Kong Ranked World’s Freest Economy for 22nd Consecutive Year

Hong Kong Ranked World’s Freest Economy for 22nd Consecutive Year

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government welcomed The Heritage Foundation’s ranking of Hong Kong as the world’s freest economy for the 22nd consecutive year in its 2016 Index of Economic Freedom.

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