Sponsored by KPMG ChinaChina's 13th National People's Congress (NPC) – China's new Parliament – and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) – equivalent to a Senate – held meetings in the period March 3-20 2018. A number of regulatory and tax reforms have been announced in the course of the week, in particular in Premier Li Keqiang's government work report address to the NPC.
Sponsored by Russell McVeaghThe new Labour Party-led government formed late last year is implementing policies to dampen speculation in the residential property market.
Sponsored by KPMG ChinaOn February 28 2018, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul M P Chan delivered his speech to the Legislative Council which confirmed a record surplus of HK$138 billion ($17.6 billion). Forty percent of the surplus would be spent on relief measures while the remaining would be spent on improving public services and the future.