Hong Kong

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U.S. and Hong Kong/China Continue to Spar on WTO Origin Marking Dispute

At the WTO's DSB meeting last Friday, the U.S., Hong Kong, and China all offered comments on issues underlying the recent WTO panel report that found U.S. origin marking requirements related to products from Hong Kong to be in violation of WTO rules.

WTO Panel Rules for Hong Kong in Complaint Against U.S. "Origin Marking" Rules

In a ruling circulated yesterday, a WTO panel sided with Hong Kong in a complaint filed against the United States in October of 2020, finding that U.S. requirements that products from Hong Kong be labelled as originating in China were inconsistent with the GATT and could not be justified

Professor Julien Chaisse Discusses Hong Kong's Application to Join RCEP

Hong Kong recently announced [https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Trade/Hong-Kong-applies-to-join-RCEP-trade-agreement] that it had applied to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement, the 15 nation trade agreement in the Asian Pacific region. CTM talked with Professor Julien Chaisse [https://www.cityu.edu.hk/slw/about-school/our-people/professor-chaisse-julien] of the

Members of Congress Press British Bank on Hong Kong Actions

A bipartisan group of members of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) have sent a letter to HSBC, a "British multinational investment bank and financial services company," raising "questions and concerns about HSBC’s business practices in Hong Kong and globally, including restrictions placed on the accounts of American citizens

New Hong Kong Customs Chief Discusses Efforts to Stop Smuggling of Australian Lobsters to Mainland

Ho Pui-shan (Louise Ho) became Hong Kong’s new Commissioner of Customs and Excise on October 21. During the press conference [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAVjSzsTXVo] (link in Cantonese) with media after taking the position, she mentioned combatting smuggling as one of the tasks of her agency, including
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