Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco
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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco

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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RUGBY WORLD CUP SEVENS

RUGBY WORLD CUP SEVENS TO HOST ‘NATIONS WELCOME’ CELEBRATION TO KICK OFF TOURNAMENT WEEKEND

Welcome Ceremony Presented by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 event organizers announced on June 14 a free-to-the-public event on July 19 that will officially welcome the competing countries and their representative teams to San Francisco. The Welcome Ceremony is being sponsored by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco.

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RUGBY WORLD CUP SEVENS TO HOST ‘NATIONS WELCOME’ CELEBRATION TO KICK OFF TOURNAMENT WEEKEND
   
HK has the I&T advantage

Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Hong Kong does have this advantage for innovation and technology. One is we are a very free and competitive economy. In fact, we are the world's freest economy, as ranked by the US-based Heritage Foundation for 24 years in a row. We're also among the world's most competitive economies. In the recent report published by the Swiss-based Institute for Management Development, we came second after the United States of America. And all the freedoms and rights of the Hong Kong people, as well as expatriates working in Hong Kong, are enshrined in the Basic Law, which is a constitutional document governing Hong Kong, because after 1997 Hong Kong is governed under "one country, two systems".

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HK has the I&T advantage
   
Basic Law Promotion Competition

We welcome entries in the Basic Law Promotion Competition to help promote the Basic Law outside Hong Kong. All you need to do is send in your proposal and you have a chance to win a US$500 e-gift voucher.

Why not get writing now!

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Basic Law Promotion Competition
   
HK vital in Belt-Road plan

Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Hong Kong thrives on trade and finance in an inter-connected world. We have long established ourselves as an ideal hub to pool talents and wealth from around the world in serving a wide spectrum of purposes, be it an exchange of ideas like ours at this very moment, or in search of business and investment opportunities, just as how the Sino-CEE Fund manager (i.e. SINO-CEEF Capital Management Company) is doing here right in Hong Kong. Leveraging on our strategic location, as well as our unparalleled expertise in professional and financial services, we are uniquely positioned and well endowed to help promote multilateral economic co-operation and contribute to our national development strategies.

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HK vital in Belt-Road plan
   
SFST concludes visit to San Francisco

The Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr. James Lau, concluded his visit to San Francisco, the United States on May 31 (San Francisco time).

He visited Visa Inc in the morning and met with the Vice President of Global Government Relations, Mr. Todd Fox, to understand the company's technological adoption and how it would remain relevant in the world of mobile payments and an Internet of Things environment.

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SFST concludes visit to San Francisco
   

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