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Local Retailers Lose Out to Online as US Hardware Sector Booms
With the US home-improvement sector expected to be worth US$317 billion this year, local retailers – once the stalwarts of the market – need to be ever more innovative if they are to woo customers away from the big e-commerce players.
Economists' Pick 25 July 2017
Official Government Backing Sees Indonesian Solar Sector Set to Soar
With its government committed to doubling Indonesia's use of renewable energy over the next 10 years, the country is experiencing a gold rush as overseas solar panel and LED companies hurry to carve out their own particular niche.
Economists' Pick 5 July 2017
Mexico Considers New Standards for Lamps, Certain Digital Interfaces
Mexico is seeking input from interested parties by 6 August on a proposal to amend the current mandatory energy efficiency standards for domestically-produced and imported general purpose lamps used in residential, commercial, services, industrial and public lighting settings.
Economists' Pick 23 June 2017
Entry Requirements Clarified for LED Products and Goods Containing LEDs
The Food and Drug Administration has issued the following guidance to address confusion regarding entry reporting requirements for light-emitting diode products and products containing LEDs.
Economists' Pick 23 June 2017
Smarter and Greener: The Spring 2017 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Survey
Although the trend towards LED lighting has cooled slightly, new drivers have emerged to encourage the lighting industry to go greener and smarter. Lighting industry players believe the ban on selling most incandescent light bulbs will benefit the sale of LED products. Demand will be generated by the need to replace obsolete lighting items, especially for indoor lighting. Smart technology remains important for the development of the industry.
Economists' Pick 13 June 2017
Home for Asian Brands Multimedia
The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair 2017 featured a host of new ideas and products with multiple materials. The Houseware Fair included innovative designs in the new World of Building and Hardware zone, while the Fair was seen as a home for Asian brands.
Multimedia 24 April 2017
HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition)
The region’s premier lighting event features the latest innovative lighting products on the market. More than 1,300 exhibitors and nearly 20,000 buyers, from 108 countries and regions took part in last year’s show.
Economists' Pick 27 Feb 2017
Houseware Industry in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a famous international sourcing centre of houseware products, including tableware, kitchenware, non-electric domestic cooking/heating appliances and sanitary ware made of a vast variety of materials.
HK Economy 24 Feb 2017
Mexico Sets New Energy Efficiency Standards for LED Lamps
Mexico’s Ministry of Energy has amended the mandatory energy efficiency standards, test procedures, sampling, conformity assessment and labelling requirements for integrated LED lamps for general lighting purposes.
Economists' Pick 3 Feb 2017
Update on Recent Department of Energy Rulemaking Activities
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the following regulatory actions of potential interest to Hong Kong and mainland Chinese exporters of general service lamps, ceiling fans and dedicated-purpose pool pumps.
Economists' Pick 3 Feb 2017
Seeing the Light
This year's Indo LED & Light Expo, held last October, saw the majority of domestic and overseas manufacturers largely optimistic about prospects in Indonesia's LED lighting sector.
Economists' Pick 17 Jan 2017
Bright Opportunities for the Lighting Industry Multimedia
Hong Kong is a trade gateway to global markets beyond Asia, according to Mave Yeo, CEO, Gruppe Lighting Solution SDN BHD, which exhibited at the 2016 HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) in October.
Multimedia 25 Nov 2016
Lighting the Way into New Markets Multimedia
Hong Kong-based distributor On Board Marine Group Ltd joined the inaugural Outdoor and Tech Light Expo to showcase and explore new markets for its marine lighting products. In this podcast interview, Dylan Waterhouse explains why Hong Kong is the best platform for distributing their products.
Multimedia 21 Nov 2016
Consumer and Government Support Boosts Indonesian LED Market
Exhibitors at this year's Indo LED & Light Expo were upbeat, seeing huge potential for the LED sector among Indonesia's 260 million consumers. Concerns remained, though, over the increasingly price-sensitive nature of this nascent market.
Economists' Pick 9 Nov 2016
Update on Recent Department of Energy Rulemaking Activities
The Department of Energy recently announced the following regulatory actions of potential interest to Hong Kong and mainland Chinese exporters of general purpose lamps, direct heating equipment and circulator pumps.
Economists' Pick 4 Nov 2016
World SME Expo 2015 Multimedia
The World SME Expo will be held on 1-3 December 2016. The Expo serves as a one-stop marketplace for SMEs to access new market opportunities, to receive latest business solutions, and most importantly, to expand their business network through this three-day event.
Multimedia 4 Nov 2016
Be cool: Fans, e-bikes, green tech on show in Hong Kong Multimedia
Ceiling fans that can compete with air conditioners were among the pioneering green tech ideas on show from some 320 exhibitors at the 11th edition of Eco Expo Asia in Hong Kong. Asia’s go-to platform for the green industry also welcomed creators of a futuristic e-bike and discussions on industry trends including how the Chinese mainland’s Belt and Road initiative is offering opportunities to the electric vehicle industry.
Multimedia 31 Oct 2016
Hong Kong Hosts World's Largest Lighting Marketplace Multimedia
Levitating lights and super-efficient lamps are among the items on show at the 2016 HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) and the inaugural HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo which together form the world’s largest lighting marketplace. Exhibitors included Dylan Waterhouse of On Board Marine Group who described the new outdoor lighting event as "very important connection with international buyers."
Multimedia 31 Oct 2016
Vintage Lighting
Creating hand-made vintage lamps and futuristic-looking light bulbs, Light with Shade takes inspiration from its local surroundings to create distinctive collections for the home and office, as well as commercial spaces.
Economists' Pick 27 Oct 2016
DOE Considers New Definition for General Service Lamps
The U.S. Department of Energy will hold a public meeting on 21 October to discuss and receive comment on a proposed definition for general service lamps to be published in a forthcoming notice of proposed definition and data availability.
Economists' Pick 21 Oct 2016
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