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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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Greater Bay Area brings HK opportunities

Chief Executive Carrie Lam
The global economy is inevitably facing considerable uncertainties caused notably by the protracted trade dispute between the United States and China, impasse over Brexit as well as other events. In January, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) revised downward the 2019 global growth forecast to 3.5%.

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Greater Bay Area brings HK opportunities
   
CE meets US congressmen

Chief Executive Carrie Lam met members of the Congressional US-China Working Group and its Co-Chairs Rick Larsen and Darin LaHood at Government House on March 18.

Mrs. Lam welcomed them to the city and pointed out that since its return to the motherland, Hong Kong has successfully implemented the “one country, two systems” principle.

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CE meets US congressmen
   
HK's Sarah Lee delights home fans at PRURide Six Day Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s cycling star Sarah Lee had the crowd on its feet as she clinched the women’s overall sprinters’ title at the first ever PRURide Six Day Hong Kong Series held at the Hong Kong Velodrome (March 8-10).  The freshly crowned double world champion, competing for the first time since winning keirin and sprint titles at the UCI Track Cycling World Championship earlier this month, showed her class again, out-pedalling Miriam Welte of Germany and Urszula Los of Poland to take the title.  Well done, Sarah!

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HK's Sarah Lee delights home fans at PRURide Six Day Hong Kong
   
Fast and furious action at Hong Kong E-Prix

The HKT Hong Kong E-Prix, the world's only electric street racing series, saw plenty of drama, thrills and spills. On a rainy Sunday (March 10) in Hong Kong, fans witnessed punctured tyres, collisions, exhilaration and disappointment. Finally, Swiss driver Edoardo Mortara of Venturi Formula E team was declared winner. Eight of the 22 drivers from 11 teams, who had to navigate a skidding 1.86km track with 10 tricky turns in Central District, failed to finish.

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FAST & FURIOUS ACTION AT HONG KONG E-PRIX
   
HK an int’l school hub

Chief Executive Carrie Lam
I’m pleased to say I was here nearly three years ago for the school’s foundation-stone-laying ceremony. It’s gratifying to be back today to see the vision for this school realised, and so superbly. Bringing together the UK's Malvern College and its more than 150 years of tradition with this stunning, state-of-the-art campus, Malvern College Hong Kong is providing quality education to more than 400 students of different nationalities. I understand the number will rise to 700 in the next academic year.

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HK an int’l school hub
   
HK to develop fintech

Financial Secretary Paul Chan
I am delighted to be here with you tonight to witness this welcome agreement – this cross-boundary partnership between Tencent, China’s leading tech company, and the University of Hong Kong, Asia’s preeminent university.

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HK to develop fintech
   
Financial Secretary Unveils 2019-20 Budget

Delivering the 2019-20 budget, Financial Secretary Paul Chan unveiled a raft of initiatives to promote economic development and diversify Hong Kong’s economy.

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Financial Secretary Unveils 2019-20 Budget
   
HK to establish Artificial Intelligence Design Laboratory with Royal College of Art

Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Technology innovation can help improve product design as well as service delivery. Nowadays, the application of augmented reality (AR) as a virtual fitting room provides an enjoyable shopping experience. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in conducting quality checks before product launch to market, and customer behaviour analysis at backend, also facilitate the design and production of products to cater for customers of different taste and style, which in turn leads to a personalised and sustainable industry.

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HK to establish Artificial Intelligence Design Laboratory with Royal College of Art
   

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