The Belgium – Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (the BLCC) in Hong Kong appoints Ms. Femke Debie as General Manager.

Posted Posted in Chamber, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, July 28, 2022 As any Chamber of Commerce, the Belgium – Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (“BLCC”) in Hong Kong goes through chapters in time, matching the evolution of the business environment and the community of members. Hong Kong is at the tail end of a highly impactful period; a new chapter is soon […]

HK to halt policy of flight bans

Posted Posted in Hong Kong

Today it was announced that the HKgov will halt their policy of imposing flight bans on airlines transporting a certain amount of passenger who turn out to be carriers of the virus. This is a very welcome move for the many travelers returning from Europe and other places to Hong Kong. This measure will have […]

Hong Kong’s Got ESG Talent Mentoring Programme

Posted Posted in Business, Chamber, Hong Kong

Looking to start or advance your career in sustainable finance? No need to look any further! Join EuroCham’s first mentoring programme, developed as an initiative together with EuroCham’s Sustainable Finance Working Group. The programme is an invaluable way for participants to share knowledge, develop new skills, and learn from others. As a member of EuroCham, […]

Advance GDP Estimate Q1 2022

Posted Posted in Business, Hong Kong

On 3 May 2022, the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released its advance estimates on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2022.  According to the advance estimates, GDP decreased by 4.0% in real terms in the first quarter of 2022 from a year earlier, compared with the increase of 4.7% in the […]

New relaxation of health measures

Posted Posted in Hong Kong

Some good news on this sunny Tuesday. This morning, Chief Executive Carrie Lam held a press conference where she announced some new relaxations of the current health measures in place. The second phase of relaxation of social distancing measures will be implemented on the 19th of May, but already this Thursday onwards, some ‘early’ relaxations […]

HK slowly opening from 1 May

Posted Posted in Business, Hong Kong

The KHgov announced on April 22 that non-Hong Kong residents will be allowed to enter Hong Kong again from overseas places. Also the route-specific flight suspension mechanism (flight bans) will be suitably adjusted with effect from 0.00 am on May 1. Finally, rapid antigen tests (RAT) will be added to the “test-and-hold” arrangement at the […]