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A closer look at China’s grand plan

Last month, the central government unveiled its long-anticipated blueprint setting out the Greater Bay Area development plan – and clarifying the key role Hong Kong will play. In a roundtable discussion hosted by A Plus, tax experts share which parts of the document they welcome, and the issues left unresolved. The policy measures promulgated by… Read More A closer look at China’s grand plan

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Making Hong Kong the super-connector

China’s Belt and Road initiative is heavy on mega-projects, but Hong Kong is positioned to provide vital “soft” infrastructure such as corporate, financial, accounting and legal services as well as insurance, risk management, capital markets and trade assistance. George W. Russell finds out about possible opportunities for CPAs who think strategically about this US$900 billion… Read More Making Hong Kong the super-connector

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Is the UK’s oil and gas industry worth fighting for?

By Jeremy Cresswell. Rather than dreaming about a rise in prices, oil and gas organisations need to deal with present realities and adapt to survive, argues Jeremy Cresswell. Rough times in the North Sea? Ask anyone in the significant UK oil and gas centres and the answer is a resounding yes, with a current estimate… Read More Is the UK’s oil and gas industry worth fighting for?