British Chamber of Commerce

Chamber cries foul over stamp duty rise

The British chamber says the stamp duty rise will hurt the business community and overall competitiveness of Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong said the doubling of stamp duty on the purchase of commercial properties would be harmful to the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Thursday, 7 May, 2015, 12:48pm

Events

Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Smart tips for small businesses: IT tools - protecting your online identity'. Taikoo Place.

Friday, August 10: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'State secrets in China in 2012: A recap on the fundamentals and a look at recent developments'. British Consulate General.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

Events

Today: Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies talk: 'Briefing on SFC guidelines on disclosure of inside information'. Central Plaza, Wan Chai.

Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Introduction of renminbi currency futures'. Wing On Centre, Central.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Events

Today: Hong Kong Securities Institute talk: 'Running a compliant regulated business: Management Responsibility'. Cliftons, Central.

Tuesday, August 7: Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies talk: 'Briefing on SFC guidelines on disclosure of inside information'. Central Plaza, Wan Chai.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:46pm

Events

Thursday, July 26: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'RMB business in Hong Kong: review and outlook'. Hong Kong Club.

Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association lunch: 'Constraining consumption'. Club Lusitano.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Travelling to Burma for business: looking after yourself and your travellers'. Hong Kong Club.

British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Continuing professional development: gaining professional and academic qualifications via work-based learning'. British Consulate General.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Travelling to Burma for business: looking after yourself and your travellers'. Hong Kong Club.

British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Continuing professional development: gaining professional and academic qualifications via work-based learning'. British Consulate General.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tuesday, July 24: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Travelling to Burma for business: looking after yourself and your travellers'.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tuesday, July 24: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Travelling to Burma for business: looking after yourself and your travellers'.

British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Continuing professional development: gaining professional and academic qualifications via work-based learning'. British Consulate General.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tuesday, July 24: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Travelling to Burma for business: looking after yourself and your travellers'. Hong Kong Club.

British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Continuing professional development: gaining professional and academic qualifications via work-based learning'. British Consulate General.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Hong Kong's airport expansion'. Hong Kong Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Shadow banking in China: the development of China's trust sector'. Kinwick Centre.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Hong Kong's airport expansion'. Hong Kong Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Shadow banking in China: the development of China's trust sector'. Kinwick Centre.

Tuesday, July 24: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Travelling to Burma for business: looking after yourself and your travellers'.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Wednesday, July 18: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Hong Kong's airport expansion'. Hong Kong Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Shadow banking in China: the development of China's trust sector'. Kinwick Centre.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Doing business in Asia: Why human rights matter'. Foreign Correspondents' Club.

GIC/GCC talk: 'Handling difficult customers'. Lippo Centre, Admiralty.

Hong Kong Securities Institute talk: 'SFC's enforcement of the market misconduct and insider dealing provisions of the SFO'. Hong Kong Bankers Club.

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Investment intention survey: Comparison study between Europe and Asia'. Hong Kong Club.

Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Doing business in Asia: Why human rights matter'. Foreign Correspondents' Club.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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