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Pen and Paper Planners Resurgent Against Digital Counterparts
Although arguably eclipsed by smartphone and tablet functions, the paper-based planner has staged something of a comeback among the mainland's young, with domestic and overseas brands now tussling for a share of the market.
Economists' Pick 13 Nov 2015
Stationery & Office Equipment - Hong Kong Trade Associations
This page lists the contact information of Hong Kong trade associations related to stationery and office equipment.
HK Economy 29 April 2015
Stationery Industry in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's stationery manufacturers can offer a wide range of products, including paper stationery, plastics office/school supplies, writing ink, writing utensils, staples, crayons, letter openers, pencil cases, chalk boards, memo boxes, file rings, push pins and adhesives.
HK Economy 27 Feb 2015
Pan-Asian Presence at HK Stationery Show Underlines Sector's Ubiquity
Whiteboards from Malaysia, RFID scanning from Hong Kong, Thai binders, and mainland geometry sets all combined to showcase a truly huge volume of diversely-sourced items at this year's Hong Kong International Stationery Show.
Economists' Pick 12 Feb 2015
Argentina Sets Criterion Values for T-shirts, Certain Slates and Boards
Argentinean authorities have a long-standing practice of setting reference/criterion values for a broad range of imported merchandise, which are purportedly aimed at preventing the under-invoicing of imports.
Economists' Pick 6 Feb 2015
Writing and Marking Instruments - BS 7272-2:2008 + A1 (2014) Published
In April 2008, the British Standards for writing and marking instruments, BS 7272-1:2008 and BS 7272-2:2008 were published by BSI. An amendment to BS 7272-2:2008 + A1 (2014) was published in June 2014. This amends and replaces BS 7272-2:2008, which is withdrawn.
Product Industries 11 Sept 2014
The Hong Kong export outlook for 2014: Meeting the challenges of a modest recovery
The global trade environment is poised to become more sanguine in 2014, characterised by a synchronised upturn of the major developed economies. But while Hong Kong exports should quicken, there are nagging anxieties that include a renewed global downturn, the undercurrent of protectionism and persistent geopolitical tensions, in addition to the risk of a tighter monetary stance in the US.
Economists' Pick 17 Dec 2013
Developing China’s gift and premium market: the B.Duck experience
Sëmk is a design company that used to focus on the overseas market. As the business environment evolved, the company gradually shifted its development focus by launching its own brands and venturing into the Chinese mainland. This article tells of the experience of Eddie Hui, chief executive officer and chief designer of Sëmk, in developing the China market.
Economists' Pick 17 Dec 2013
Snapshot: the production, sourcing and trading patterns of Hong Kong manufacturers
The Pearl River Delta region remains the primary production hub for Hong Kong companies, whether in terms of proprietary facilities or as a preferred and longstanding outsourcing location. Signs are emerging, however, of a number of businesses moving beyond its borders, and the utilisation of manufacturing facilities across several other Asian territories.
Economists' Pick 28 June 2013
Hong Kong: an offshore success story
Deficiencies in official figures conceal the true success of Hong Kong as both a centre for offshore trade and the leading regional trading and logistics hub. With the rule book rewritten over the last 20 years, Hong Kong has effectively redefined its role in the global economy.
Economists' Pick 27 June 2013
Green glow in a dull market
The paper, office supplies and stationery trade in the EU is not going through the best of times, but environmentally-friendly products provide the greatest promise
Economists' Pick 22 March 2013
New Assessment Proposed on Imports of Paper and Paper-Based Packaging
The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking comments by 4 March on a proposal to establish a new industry-funded marketing order for paper and paper-based packaging
Economists' Pick 18 Jan 2013
Four Fairs Report Increased Attendance, New Orders
Buyers, Exhibitors Expect Modest Rise in Exports this Year
11 January 2013 – The four Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) fairs held this week registered a total buyer attendance of more than 100,000. That’s up seven per cent over last year, with both buyers and exhibitors believing that exports could be up by about five per cent in value this year.
HK Economy 11 Jan 2013
Fourth Hong Kong Stationery Award Winners Announced
Winning Entries on Display During Hong Kong International Stationery Fair
9 January 2013 – Winners of the fourth Hong Kong Stationery Award were announced last night in a ceremony at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Winning entries ranged from a lightweight carbon hybrid conference table to a 3-D message note clip, as well as rabbit- and giraffe-shaped pens and a multi-board for organising desktops.
HK Economy 9 Jan 2013
Four Major International Trade Fairs Open
Toys, Baby Products, Stationery and Licensing Items Featured
7 January 2013 – More than 2,700 exhibitors from around the world are participating in four international trade fairs that opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
HK Economy 7 Jan 2013
Three International Trade Fairs to Open 7 January
2,500+ Exhibitors Join Toy, Baby and Stationery Fairs
27 December 2012 – More than 2,500 exhibitors from around the world are expected to participate in three international trade fairs opening 7 January and continuing through 10 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
HK Economy 27 Dec 2012
Better Living Expo Opens to Sourcing, Entertainment
New Cooking Zone, Specialty Areas Among Fair Highlights
20 July 2012 – The second edition of the Better Living Expo opened today with nearly 300 exhibitors and an expanded range of lifestyle products and services. The show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Paper Communication Exhibition Services (PCES), continues until 22 July at AsiaWorld-Expo.
HK Economy 20 July 2012
Urbanisation and Retail in the PRD
Urbanisation in the PRD & the“one-hour living circle”brought about by improved inter-city transportation network will change the living style of PRD residents. HKTDC Research has adopted the same standard deviation method used in the previously published“Breaking into the Mainland Consumer Market-HKTDC's Top30Cities”to compare the market size & spending power(per-capita retail sales)of provincial capitals & prefectural-level cities in a bid to identify those that have the highest spending power.
Economists' Pick 7 March 2012
The Stationery Effect
Stationery is moving fast these days, according to industry executive Masashi Takemura, who says that consumers, in troubled times, look for “small happiness” purchases.
Economists' Pick 15 Feb 2012
The Stationery Effect
Stationery is moving fast these days, according to industry executive Masashi Takemura, who says that consumers, in troubled times, look for “small happiness” purchases.
Economists' Pick 15 Feb 2012
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