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Financial Secretary meets with economic leaders in NYC
Hong Kong Financial Secretary John C. Tsang expressed confidence in the Hong Kong economy amid uncertain global trade environments, as well as mainland China's economic reform, which will unleash fresh growth potential, benefiting Hong Kong's long-term development.

Hong Kong remains ranked
as world's freest economy
American think tank Cato Institute has again ranked Hong Kong as the world leader in economic freedom.

Chief Executive hosts
U.S. congressional leaders
Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung met a group of visiting Democratic Party members from the United States House of Representatives, and they exchanged views on issues of mutual concern at Government House on November 8.

Arbitration center, Hong Kong receive world-class ratings
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has been voted the world's third-best arbitral institution, and the city is the world's third most preferred venue for international arbitration, behind London and Paris, according to the Sixth International Arbitration Survey by the Queen Mary University of London.

Hong Kong ranks among
world's top 3 financial hubs
Hong Kong has been ranked third, after London and New York, in the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 18), released in September by Z/Yen Group, London's leading commercial think tank.

World Bank endorses city's
ease of doing business
Hong Kong remains one of the world's easiest places to do business, according to the World Bank's 2016 "Doing Business" report.

Four U.S. scientists
awarded Shaw Prize
Four distinguished American scientists have received the much coveted 2015 Shaw Prize, known as the Nobel Prize of the East, in recognition for their work in astronomy, life science and medicine, and mathematical sciences.

Atlanta dragon boat festival celebrates 20 year anniversary
The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Atlanta celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue on September 12, with more than 8,000 athletes and visitors enjoying a fun-filled Saturday.


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