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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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Chief Secretary outlines three focus areas under the theme of "Together · Progress · Opportunity" for HKSAR 20th anniversary celebrations

Chief Secretary outlines three focus areas under the theme of "Together · Progress · Opportunity" for HKSAR 20th anniversary celebrations

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr. Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, on April 6 outlined three focus areas under the theme "Together . Progress. Opportunity" for the 20th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region celebrations in 2017.


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Three Hong Kong Movies Selected at CAAMFest

Three Hong Kong Movies Selected at CAAMFest

CAAMFest, recognized as the largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films in the US, has selected three Hong Kong movies for its 2017 festival, which runs from March 9 to 19. CAAMFest presents about 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose annually.


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Large-scale bamboo sculptures in San Francisco on display to mark 20th anniversary of establishment of HKSAR

Large-scale bamboo sculptures in San Francisco on display to mark 20th anniversary of establishment of HKSAR

Six vase-shaped bamboo lanterns, ranging in height from 16 to 20 feet, are lighting up Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco. The special exhibition, “Sui Sui Ping An – Peace All Year Round” by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau, is on display until March 10. To echo the installation at the Plaza, a 6-foot tall lantern is on show at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

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Financial Secretary Unveils 2017-18 Budget

Financial Secretary Unveils 2017-18 Budget

In delivering his 2017-18 budget, Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan warned that risk factors in the external environment may threaten export trade in Asia. He stressed that sustaining domestic demand was crucial to maintaining the stable development of the city’s economy and underpinning the employment market.

 

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Hong Kong Ranked World’s Freest Economy for 23rd Consecutive Year

Hong Kong Ranked World’s Freest Economy for 23rd Consecutive Year


Hong Kong ranks as the world’s freest economy in The Heritage Foundation’s 2017 Index of Economic Freedom.

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Chief Executive delivers 2017 Policy Address

Chief Executive delivers 2017 Policy Address

Hong Kong Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, today (January 28, 2017) outlined plans in his 2017 Policy Address to develop the economy and improve people’s livelihood.

“We believe that only through economic development can we improve people’s livelihood and promote social harmony and inclusion,” Mr Leung said, delivering his fifth and final Policy Address, “Make Best Use of Opportunities, Develop the Economy, Improve People’s Livelihood, Build an Inclusive Society”.

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The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme was launched on December

SHENZHEN-HONG KONG STOCK CONNECT GOES LIVE

The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme was launched on December 5.

The platform enables Hong Kong and overseas institutional and individual investors to directly trade eligible A-shares listed in the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and qualified Mainland investors to trade eligible shares listed in the Hong Kong bourse.

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Hong Kong Ranked World's Fourth Easiest Place to Do Business

Hong Kong Ranked World's Fourth Easiest Place to Do Business

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (October 25, 2016) welcomed the World Bank's assessment on ease of doing business, ranking Hong Kong as the world's No. 4, up one place from No. 5 last year.

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Hong Kong Remains World’s Freest Economy

Hong Kong Remains World’s Freest Economy

The Hong Kong government today (September 15, 2016) welcomed the Cato Institute’s publication of the 2016 Economic Freedom of the World report which once again ranks Hong Kong first in the world in economic freedom.

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