Explainer: How big a deal for businesses and companies is the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act?
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US President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law on November 27. The legislation amends the US-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, under which Hong Kong enjoys special status that allows it to be treated as a separate entity from the rest of China in terms of customs, trade, investment, technology transfer and immigration.The bill requires an annual review by the US Secretary of State to certify whether Hong Kong remains sufficiently autonomous to justify the