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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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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

Starting at 0.00 am, August 10, 2020, the relevant conditions for Hong Kong residents travelling from the US to Hong Kong have been simplified. Before boarding the flight, relevant travelers 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. The traveler is also 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. The travelers are also required to show confirmation that they have booked a hotel for quarantine upon arrival. With effect from 0.00am on December 22, 2020, all travelers arriving in Hong Kong from countries outside China must stay in a designated quarantine hotel for the quarantine period. 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
   
HKETO hosts virtual spring reception to celebrate Year of the Ox

For the first time, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco (HKETO) has hosted a virtual spring reception to celebrate the Chinese New Year with an audience across ten states. More than 180 attended the event, which was held on February 18. Details here.

HKETO hosts virtual spring reception to celebrate Year of the Ox
   
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
   
Hong Kong economic outlook positive: Financial Secretary

Hong Kong’s economy is expected to resume a 3.5% to 5.5% growth in real terms this year, though the progress of economic recovery will hinge on the epidemic’s development. Details here.

Hong Kong economic outlook positive: Financial Secretary
   
Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre – Facts over Myths

by Eddie Yue, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Since I took up my current role at the HKMA in October 2019, it has been a most eventful 16 months, to state the least. Amidst the many challenges posed to Hong Kong – social unrest, fallout from geopolitical tensions, the devastating pandemic – the HKMA has been steadfastly doing everything we can to maintain Hong Kong’s financial stability, support businesses and households, and press ahead with developmental initiatives that will help our financial sector remain relevant and highly competitive. Details here.

Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre – Facts over Myths
   

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Hong Kong beyond the buzzing city life

Through the eyes of two photographers, a chef and a trail runner, get a glimpse of Hong Kong's biodiversity-rich natural environment, sustainable food systems and beautiful landscapes.

Call to Nature

A sustainable Passion

Peak Potential

Meet the man who's climbed every peak and visited every island in Hong Kong

Enjoy!

Hong Kong beyond the buzzing city life
   
Hong Kong is ever changing and progressing

As Asia's world city, Hong Kong's transformation to one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world is legendary.

Hong Kong people's hard work, skills and perseverance drives the city to keep prospering. Do you want to learn more about the Hong Kong story? Have you ever thought of going to this dynamic city? Hong Kong welcomes your visit.

Hong Kong is ever changing and progressing
   

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