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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 a medical research hub –
international collaboration on establishing The Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Chief Executive Carrie Lam

This milestone occasion brings together four of the world’s leading universities - and from three continents - for pioneering medical research here in Hong Kong. It is indeed the fourth occasion of an MoU signing ceremony for such collaborative research that I had witnessed in the past seven months.

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HK a medical research hub – international collaboration on establishing The Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
   
Hong Kong set to meet challenges

Chief Executive Carrie Lam gave these remarks at the Asian Financial Forum 2019 on January 14.

Since its inception in 2007, the Asian Financial Forum has been growing in size and influence, and it is now a highlight in our events calendar. I’m delighted that this year, over 3,300 policymakers, business and financial leaders as well as investors from more than 40 countries and regions are joining us to explore opportunities, do deals, make connections and, ultimately, find innovative ways to excel in 2019.

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Hong Kong set to meet challenges
   
Leadership Luncheon:  New strategy for current challenges in biotech development

On January 8, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco and the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) co-hosted a leadership luncheon featuring speakers from the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP) and Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX).

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Leadership Luncheon: New strategy for current challenges in biotech development
   
Agreement on Trade in Goods signed under framework of CEPA

The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, witnessed the signing of the Agreement on Trade in Goods by the Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, and the China International Trade Representative and Vice Minister of Commerce, Mr Fu Ziying on December 14.

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Agreement on Trade in Goods signed under framework of CEPA
   
IMF commends Hong Kong

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in its latest assessment of the city.

An IMF Staff Mission said many years of prudent macroeconomic policies have endowed the city with strong buffers to navigate through challenges and ensure continued stability despite increasing risks confronting global growth.

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IMF commends Hong Kong
   
Collaboration between HKU and Harvard University

Chief Executive Carrie Lam

Since taking up the office of Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in July last year, I have been putting personal attention and serious emphasis on developing innovation and technology (I&T) in Hong Kong. I have strong faith in the scientific research capabilities of our local universities, as well as our ability to attract world-acclaimed universities and research institutes to collaborate with us and carry out forward-looking research projects that will benefit humankind.

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Collaboration between HKU and Harvard University
   

CNBC

How Hong Kong is ramping up to be a global fintech capital

Digital innovation and fintech hold great promise for the economy and society. Hong Kong, as an established international financial center, is embracing the agenda and taking steps to transform itself into a hotbed of fintech innovation and a pioneer in digital finance and IT systems.

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How Hong Kong is ramping up to be a global fintech capital
   
U of Chicago Opens New Center in Hong Kong

Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Higher education institutions are essential to creating the talent we need to succeed in the global economy. They are also essential in connecting people, institutions, business and governments. That is indeed the case today as we formally welcome one of the world's most prestigious universities, the University of Chicago and the second-oldest business school in the US, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, to Hong Kong.

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U of Chicago Opens New Center in Hong Kong
   

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