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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.



What's New

   
Public Health Response Plan Activated

Hong Kong health authorities continue to monitor developments regarding the emergence of an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. A dedicated webpage has been set up to provide relevant information and health advice. Details here.

Public Health Response Plan Activated
   
Entry requirement to Hong Kong from the US

Before boarding the flight, travelers from the US are required to present test report, in English or Chinese, showing a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test administered within 72 hours of the scheduled time of departure. They are required to present documentary proof in English to show that the laboratory or healthcare institution is recognized/ approved/ ISO15189 accredited. Recognized laboratories in the US may be located via: https://qcor.cms.gov/main.jsp (please click on “CLIA Laboratory Lookup” in the left-hand column) or on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/clia/LabSearch.html and print out the relevant record from the database. A relevant letter issued by the New York State Department of Health is attached for reference. All travelers arriving in Hong Kong from countries outside China are required to undergo 21-day compulsory quarantine at a designated quarantine hotel. They will have to take designated transport to travel from the airport to the designated quarantine hotels. Please note that until further notice, only Hong Kong residents will be permitted to enter Hong Kong. The relevant specifications will remain effective until further notice. Details here.

Entry requirement to Hong Kong from the US
   
Experience Hong Kong’s arts and culture scene from the comfort of your home

The current pandemic has indeed changed the way we work and connect. At this time, when there are limits to international travels and in-person meetings, we would like to bring some of Hong Kong's arts and cultural experience to you.

Through this newly created webpage, we hope to bring you some of Hong Kong's arts and cultural programs for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. So, please visit the webpage when you have time. Details here.

Experience Hong Kong’s arts and culture scene from the comfort of your home
   

The Economist

Hong Kong - Your Smart Choice for Family Offices

Enter the family office business, an industry for which global market revenue is forecast to grow from US$11.076 billion in 2019, to reach US$16.707 billion in 2025 according to MarketWatch. And Asia is likely to be the most powerful engine for growth, with China supplying much of the rocket fuel. According to Forbes World’s Billionaire List 2020, six of the world’s top 10 richest cities are in Asia: Hong Kong, ranked 2nd overall, is one of four Chinese cities in the top 10. Details here.

Hong Kong - Your Smart Choice for Family Offices
   

Forbes

Hong Kong – a major biotech hub

Faced with the greatest global healthcare crisis in a century, the biotech industry has flourished during the pandemic, as demand for Covid-19 test kits, antiviral drugs and vaccines has skyrocketed. And the right mix of government support, finance and talent make Hong Kong a major biotech hub. Details here.

Hong Kong – a major biotech hub
   

The Economist

The Business of Art

Hong Kong is one of the world's most important culture centers. It's a hub of auction houses, galleries, consultancies, collectors and, of course, artists. The city's millennial investors are investing in modern, contemporary art—and they're engaging with and buying it online. Find out what drives Hong Kong's art market, despite the challenges of covid and 2020, and what the future holds in 2021.

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The Business of Art
   

CNN

How to visit two of Hong Kong's most remote islands in one day

Although some travelers think of Hong Kong as just Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon peninsula, the city is home to hundreds of inhabited and uninhabited islands.

Ap Chau and Kat O, AKA Duck Island and Crooked Island, located in Hong Kong's far north, are part of the Hong Kong UNESCO-recognized Global Geopark. Two islands, both beautiful in their own distinct ways, that don't feel anything like the rest of Hong Kong. With a little careful planning ahead of time, you can visit them both in one day, all for just a few dollars. Details here.

How to visit two of Hong Kong's most remote islands in one day
   
Nature – Through the lens of an Award-Winning Hong Kong Landscape Photographer

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco recently hosted a virtual conversation with award-winning Hong Kong photographer Kelvin Yuen, who was named the International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020 at the young age of 24. The conversation was moderated by former White House Photographer Grant Miller. Throughout their conversation Kelvin shared his winning portfolio and other wrks, talked about his passion for photography and even gave some tips on how to take beautiful photos. In case you missed it, click here watch the conversation. Details here.

  Nature – Through the lens of an Award-Winning Hong Kong Landscape Photographer  
   

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