The US’ ending of a bilateral treaty covering taxes on shipping could adversely affect the decisions of firms looking to make Hong Kong their home base, an academic says. Photo: BloombergThe US’ ending of a bilateral treaty covering taxes on shipping could adversely affect the decisions of firms looking to make Hong Kong their home base, an academic says. Photo: Bloomberg
The US’ ending of a bilateral treaty covering taxes on shipping could adversely affect the decisions of firms looking to make Hong Kong their home base, an academic says. Photo: Bloomberg

National security law: US stands to lose just as much or even more by suspending three bilateral treaties, Hong Kong warns

  • Government spokesman says the treaties are not a question of ‘preferential treatment for Hong Kong’, as characterised by the Trump administration
  • US has suspended agreements on surrender of fugitive offenders, transfer of sentenced persons, and reciprocal tax exemptions for shipping firms

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The US’ ending of a bilateral treaty covering taxes on shipping could adversely affect the decisions of firms looking to make Hong Kong their home base, an academic says. Photo: BloombergThe US’ ending of a bilateral treaty covering taxes on shipping could adversely affect the decisions of firms looking to make Hong Kong their home base, an academic says. Photo: Bloomberg
The US’ ending of a bilateral treaty covering taxes on shipping could adversely affect the decisions of firms looking to make Hong Kong their home base, an academic says. Photo: Bloomberg
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