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AmCham Chairman: Hong Kong Poised to Capture Fresh Business Opportunities in An Evolving Landscape

HONG KONG, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham HK)’s new Chairman Jack Lange stays upbeat during his Inaugural Address about Hong Kong’s purpose to encourage certain trade and mercantile family between the United States, Hong Kong and Mainland China amid rising hurdles in U.S.-China trade relations.

Hong Kong is in a clever position, geographically and strategically, to constraint opportunities for American and tellurian business in a mercantile mutation of Asia — from Hong Kong’s intelligent city drive, closer mercantile formation with Southern China, and an extended height for reaching ASEAN markets along a Belt Road initiative, Jack Lange forked out.

“This is a year of bettering to change in mindset to know what tangible opportunities are for informal businesses formed here in a face of a rich city’s enterprise for heading tech and innovation, a fitting entrance to another 66 million race marketplace in a Greater Bay Area, and perspicacious ASEAN markets following new trade agreements,” pronounced Lange.

Hong Kong is in extreme informal co-opetition with peers like Shenzhen and Singapore; though a strengths mount out. The order of law, IP protection, world-class veteran services, open information and freedoms to bond with a rest of a world, sojourn clever factors for effusive Chinese businesses to cruise this singular city as a exam bed and springboard for tellurian trade and influence,” Lange continued.

With changing dynamics in Washington, Lange serve summarized that AmCham will allege a purpose as “a bridge” between Hong Kong and the United States in how Hong Kong’s vital position would advantage American businesses in Asia in a stream deficiency of a informal trade framework.

The U.S. has a miraculous trade over-abundance with Hong Kong and shared family have been good for many decades. Including Hong Kong in a U.S. visa waiver module is one of a advocacy priorities for AmCham in 2018 and beyond, to worsen a significance of Hong Kong in informal trade, Lange indicated.

“Talent is also a large concentration of a Chamber in 2018 as this is a vital regard of many innovative businesses here. With Hong Kong government’s process instruction to attract RD in innovation, a Chamber will continue a discourse with a supervision on policies to attract talent and husband internal talent, as good as to launch new AmCham initiatives that move tellurian best practices here,” Lange added.

Jack Lange is a partner in a Corporate Department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton Garrison LLP, formed in a firm’s bureau in Hong Kong.

Lange’s use is strong predominantly on mergers and acquisitions. He is rarely gifted in a illustration of private equity supports and other financial investors in tie with their activities in Asia, including investment activities and portfolio association financing and merger activities. Lange has represented vital private equity funds, as good as heading vital investors in a technology, communications and media fields, in tie with formidable and rarely structured investments and account raisings in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Japan.

Lange served as President of The American Club Hong Kong in 2012. Lange is certified to use in New York, a District of Columbia and Hong Kong. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1981 and from Princeton University in 1977. Prior to fasten Paul, Weiss in 1988, he served in a Office of a Legal Advisor of a U.S. Department of State.

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With about 1,500 members, a American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham) is one of a largest American Chambers outward the United States, a largest general cover in Hong Kong, and one of a many energetic and successful general business organizations in a Asia-Pacific region. AmCham’s goal is to encourage commerce among the United States, Hong Kong, and Mainland China; and to raise Hong Kong’s status as an general business center.

SOURCE The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

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