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Dear Members,


Dr. Harley Seyedin Well, our bags are finally unpacked from Boarding requirement of having completed
2022 China International Fair for Investment vaccination for Hong Kong residents will
Winner of the 2017 Oslo and Trade. AmCham South China’s be lifted. Non-Hong Kong residents aged
Business for Peace Award CIFIT delegation has made tremendous 12 or above will still be required to be fully
(together with Elon Musk, achievements over the past 18 years, and vaccinated or have obtained a medical
Durren Shahnaz and Murad its members have achieved huge business exemption certificate before they are
AI-Katib) success at CIFIT for many years. This year was allowed to board a flight for Hong Kong.
Awarded by an Award no different. We expect once again to see Presentation of a negative nucleic acid
Committee of Nobel Laureates billions of dollars’ worth of new trade deals testing report prior to boarding will no
in Peace and Economics for our members. We attribute the success of longer be required. Instead, a declaration
Among few individuals on 231 our delegation to the excellent organization of the negative result of a self-arranged
years to be awarded the Thomas and the high-quality arrangement and rapid antigen test (RAT) conducted within
Jefferson initiated Peace service provided by the CIFIT Organizing 24 hours prior to the scheduled time of
through Commerce Medal by Committee. We are already beginning to departure should be made via the online
the US Government make plans for next year’s delegation. It’s Health and Quarantine Information
always a wonderful time when we have Declaration of the Department of Health.
Scan the QR Code the opportunity to visit the beautiful city For relevant inbound persons who are
and Join the Survey! of Xiamen in Fujian Province. You can read consecutively tested negative, medical
more about our delegation’s journey in our surveillance and Amber Code restrictions
SCBJ this month on page 7. on them will end at 9 am on Day 3 of arrival
at Hong Kong. They will then be subject
A hardy thanks goes out to Aslan Education to a four-day self-monitoring period right
Planning and Emeritus China for helping us afterwards. I suggest you still do some
make AmCham-Aslan Seminar: How to Level online research before you set out overseas,
up your Post-Covid Career Competitiveness but all in all, this is good news for weary
such a wonderful success. Speakers international travelers.
shared their professional experiences on
the development prospects of scientific One last thing, don’t forget to fill out
and technological innovation skills and your Study of Business State in South
management ability in combination with China 2023 questionnaire. The Report is
the workplace environment in the post read by the Chairman of the 13th Chinese
epidemic era. Again, thanks go out to Aslan People's Political Consultative Conference
Education Planning and Emeritus China for Wang Yang, Director General of Institute
their strong support to this event. for International Economy of National
Development and Reform Committee
Great news came late in September (NDRC) Ye Fujing, and Governors and
from Hong Kong on the Covid front. After Directors General of Departments of
analyzing scientific data and striking a Commerce of Guangdong, Fujian, Guangxi,
balance among factors such as transmission Hainan, and other Provinces. Indeed, our
risks, the Government announced the lifting survey results are a valuable reference
of compulsory quarantine requirement and guide book for regional and policy-
for inbound persons from overseas makers and international investors in the
places or Taiwan. The arrangement for region. This year we have prepared plenty
inbound persons from the Mainland or of participation prizes including two free
Macao were rationalized at the same tickets to the AmCham International Golf
time. According to news releases from the Tournament, three free tickets to the
Government, the goal was to minimize the spectacular AmCham South China Winter
inconvenience faced by inbound travelers Ball, Luxury hotel accommodation in China,
due to quarantine requirements and allow and three 1,000 RMB cash prizes. You can’t
room for Hong Kong to connect with the win if you don’t fill out your surveys. It
world as far as possible, while being able should only take you about ten minutes.
to contain the epidemic development. Hurry up and get them back to our office.

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