Hong Kong viktig Hub for Chinas Belt and Road satsing

Kina lanserte i 2013 megaprosjektet ”One Belt One Road” : en satsing på minst 40 milliarder US dollar for å bygge en ny ”silkevei” en enorm insfrastruktur utbygging som vil gå til 60 utvalgte markeder i Asia og Europa. Se artikkelen nedfor om omfanget av dennes satsingen:

Chinese Enterprises Capturing Belt and Road Opportunities via Hong Kong: Findings of Surveys in South China

China has now risen to become the world’s second largest source of outward foreign direct investment (FDI). Further, its investment outflow has already exceeded foreign capital inflow, making it a net capital exporter[1]. This rapid growth in outbound direct investment could be attributed to the country’s current drive to implement the Belt and Road Initiative. This encourages increasing numbers of enterprises to engage in trade and investment activities with countries along the Belt and Road routes. Les hele artikkelen HER.

Fintech og Sky City

Det skjer mye i Hong Kong av interesse for norske firmaer, og vi presenterer her to artikler som vi håper kan være av interesse:

  • Fin Tech: Hong Kongs unike posisjon for finansielle tjenester
  • Sky City: den nye byen som planlegges i tilknytning til Hong Kongs internasjonale flyplass

The First Hong Kong FinTech Week

InvestHK turns the spotlight on the city as Asia’s FinTech hub by launching the first Hong Kong FinTech Week on 7-11 November. The Week provides a perfect demonstration of how global FinTech trends meet Hong Kong’s unique advantages.

Hong Kong is quickly positioning itself as one of the key FinTech hubs globally. With the presence of more than 70 banks in the city, a deep talent pool of over 200,000 professionals with profound knowledge of financial services, as well as its world- class infrastructure on information and communications, the city has what it takes to become a worldwide hub for FinTech.
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Airport Authority Unveils SKYCITY Plan — Mega Integrated Development Set to become a new Destination

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) plans to develop SKYCITY, a major integrated development situated just a short stroll from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), with a strategy to expand and transform HKIA into an airport city — a new paradigm for leading airports in the 21st century

Driven by a vision to create a unique new destination for Hong Kong and further strengthen HKIA’s position as an international aviation hub, SKYCITY will feature retail complexes, entertainment facilities, dining space, hotels and office towers on approximately 25 hectares of land at the north of the airport island.
Click HERE to read more (article starts on page 6).

Hong Kong: verdens mest åpne økonomi med stor konkurransekraft

Tax Cuts Benefit Corporate Treasuries: Hong Kong has further strengthened its financial competitiveness with new tax breaks for business.

NormanChan1 476583New tax rules, introduced in June, make Hong Kong more attractive for multinational corporations and Chinese mainland enterprises to set up headquarters and treasury functions in the city.

The key benefits, as outlined in a briefing by accounting network Grant Thornton, are substantial tax concessions. “Analysts believe that the move is a timely one in reinforcing Hong Kong’s credentials as a hub for corporate treasury centres (CTCs), at a time when many mainland Chinese companies are expanding overseas,” noted Grant Thornton.

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