Thomas Gorman - Ringside seats to China’s Explosive Growth
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Thomas Gorman - Ringside seats to China’s Explosive Growth

Tom Gorman arrived in Hong Kong in 1974, and had a front row seat to the opening up of China's economy. He served as Chairman of the chamber's Board of Governors in 1995 two years before the handover. Here he shares some of his first impressions of Hong Kong in the 70s and what the opening up of China meant to the city.


AMChamThe American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong founded in 1968, is one of the largest American Chambers outside of the U.S., the largest international chamber in Hong Kong and one of the most dynamic and influential international business organizations in the Asia-Pacific region. Our members are united in the belief that an economic system based upon free trade, open markets and private enterprise creates employment, prosperity and stability, as outlined in our Purposes & Objectives. The Chamber subscribes to a set of universal Business Principles in support of our commitment to ethical and responsible business practices.


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