FIT Subsidy scheme available for BLCC members!

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The BLCC is pleased to announce that our members are now able to participate in the Future International Talent (FIT) scheme launched by the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) of the HKgov. FIT is a job creation scheme funded by the Anti-Epidemic Fund. It supports members of the participating international chambers of commerce in creating 12-month […]

StartmeupHK Festival 2021

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Want to discover what’s new and what’s next in the world of startups? Look no further than the StartmeupHK Festival brought to you by InvestHK. It’s one of the world’s largest virtual startup events. You can enjoy week-long online events featuring keynotes, panel discussions, exhibitions, investor and business matching, hackathons, job fairs, startup pitches and […]

BLCC co-hosting: SME Financing Guarantee Scheme – What You Need to Know

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InvestHK is co-organizing a webinar with AmCham HK on the recently enhanced Special 100% Loan Guarantee under the SME Financing Guarantee Scheme announced by Financial Secretary Paul Chan in this year’s Budget Speech. Your BLCC is happy to co-host. Ms. Irene Mok, Vice President of the SME Financing Guarantee Scheme Operations from the Hong Kong Mortgage […]

Update “vaccine bubble”, ”travel bubble” and Return2hk

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The HKGov announced the relaxation of social distancing measures with the “vaccine bubble” and the reopening of closed venues. The HKgov has outlined 4 different operating methods for Food and Beverage Outlets starting from Thursday 29APR: Please refer to the following table for more details. At this moment it is not yet known which type of restaurant […]

Luxembourg second greenest country in the world

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Great news from Luxembourg as it is ranked the second greenest country in the world! According to Yale’s Environmental Performance Index (EPI), which provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability of 180 countries based on 32 environmental health indicators, Luxembourg is the second greenest country in the world. Luxembourg has gained 11.6 factors […]

BHKS FinTech Webinar

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Our friends at The Belgium-Hong Kong Society are organizing a free webinar event to talk about the FinTech industry in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s financial services sector accounts for over 21% of Hong Kong’s GDP. The FinTech Industry (financial technology) has now become a priority of the HKSAR government, with impressive results. Hong Kong as […]

Covid-19 Business Resilience Study

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To shed some light on how Hong Kong multinationals approached the COVID-19 crisis, The Financial Times conducted a short pulse survey. It also discusses whether their resilience throughout the crisis was replicated internationally. More than 100 Hong Kong-based business leaders have responded to the survey, and here are some key conclusions from it: 45% of […]