EXCHANGE Magazine Volume 18

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

  The Chamber is pleased to publish the volume 18 of our quarterly EXCHANGE magazine. This magazine includes select articles from our members, event highlights and more. Read the entire magazine here Here are some highlights: The China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) is a comprehensive economic cooperation agreement between China and the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast …

Submission for the Chief Executive’s 2016 Policy Address (2015)

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (CanCham) would like to take this opportunity to submit comments and recommendations for the Chief Executive’s 2016 Policy Address and the Budget Consultation for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Our Chamber is committed to working collaboratively with the HKSAR government to strengthen Hong Kong as Asia’s world city, as well as to address …

Canada’s Mining Capabilities – Your Guide to Canada’s Natural Resources Network in the Asia Pacific (2016)

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

The Natural Resources Committee presents Canada’s Mining Capabilities – Your Guide to Canada’s Natural Resources Network in the Asia Pacific. Canada is Geographically the second largest country in the world. Its diversified geological terrains provide a rich variety of mineral resources. Canada currently produces 60 minerals and metals. It is the world’s leader in the produces 60 minerals and metals. It …

The Double Stamp Duty Position Paper (2013)

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (CanCham), its Property Committee, Entrepreneur & Small Business Committee and Financial Services Committee, along with their respective members wish to provide comments to the Bills Committee in relation to our support of the Bills objectives which we believe to be as follows: To further dampen speculative demand and manage the appreciation of residential …

Saving Water in Hong Kong (2014)

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

In Hong Kong it seems as though water is everywhere, plentiful and inexpensive – which is why many of us often take it for granted. According to the Water Supplies Department, Hong Kong consumed about 1,000 million cubic metres of fresh water in 2014 with three-quarters of that being imported from Guangdong province. Read more here.

Response to the Public Consulation on “Electronic Road Pricing Pilot Scheme in Central and its Adjacent Areas” (2016)

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The Transport and Housing Bureau (THB) of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) launched a 3-month engagement in mid-December 2015 to gauge views of the public on the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) Pilot Scheme in Central and its Adjacent Areas. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, the “Chamber”, would like to take the opportunity to …

Response to Public Consultation on Future Development of the Electricity Market (2015)

CANCHAM Advocacy, CanChamHK Publications

The Sustainable Development Committee (“SDC”) of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (“CanCham”) has provided leadership in advocating the business case for sustainability in Hong Kong for close to two decades. Our members are committed to actively promoting a sustainable future for Hong Kong – this includes taking care of our environment and our people, and managing our …

Review of Initiatives to Improve Air Quality in Hong Kong and Initial Recommendations (2015)

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

The Sustainable Development Committee (SDC) of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (CCCHK) has provided leadership in advocating the business case for sustainability in Hong Kong for close to two decades. Our members are committed to actively promoting a sustainable future for Hong Kong – this includes taking care of our environment and our people, and managing our …

Response to the Public Consultation on “Future Fuel Mix for Electricity Generation” (2014)

CANCHAM CanChamHK Publications

In response to the public consultation document on Future Fuel Mix for Electricity Generation (“consultation document”), the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (“CanCham”) is of the view that the future fuel mix for electricity generation in Hong Kong is an important decision that will shape the city’s future energy policy. It affects not only its power industry, but …