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Visit boosts China-Thailand links
Exchanges between China and Thailand date back as far as the Han Dynasty 2,000 years ago; Thailand’s status as a key ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member and China’s Belt and Road Initiative mean these well-established ties are becoming more extensive and stronger.
14 Aug 2019
Tokyo-Beijing ties grow stronger
The news that MUFG Bank – the largest banking group in Japan – has won approval to settle transactions in renminbi, the currency of Mainland China, is being seen by observers as a clear sign of a warming in relations between Tokyo and Beijing, as well as an indication of greater cooperation to come.
7 Aug 2019
Belt and Road fund secures 49% stake in renewable energy platform
Mainland China's Silk Road Fund (SRF) has announced plans to acquire a 49% stake in Acwa Power Renewable Energy Holding (APRE), the renewable-energy platform developed by Riyadh-headquartered utilities business Acwa Power.
31 July 2019
Competition heats up in green tech
The continuing growth in the market for environmental technologies and solutions was more than evident at the recent ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week expo.
24 July 2019
Mainland exporters win as Russian TV goes digital
Sales of TV sets made in Mainland China soared in Russia in the first quarter of the year, notching up a market share of 14% – double the 7% they accounted for in the opening months of 2018.
17 July 2019
Digital drives the talk at Shenzhen IT show
Hong Kong is a key driver of technology in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, which strives to be an international innovation and technology hub.
10 July 2019
Amur bridges fast-track Russian Far East links
Two long-awaited bridges are set to be completed this year, connecting Northern China and Eastern Russia.
4 July 2019
ASEAN consumers gain traction
Faced with a rapidly changing global environment, many exporters in Hong Kong and Mainland China see their neighbours – the rapidly growing members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – as good markets.
26 June 2019
Greater Bay Area start-up corridor beckons HK entrepreneurs
Hong Kong has a vibrant start-up ecosystem but a limited market size, tight space and small industrial base mean entrepreneurs usually have to look abroad early in their development.
19 June 2019
Greater Bay Area beckons entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs in Hong Kong are spoilt for choice when it comes to help in taking their businesses off the ground.
12 June 2019
Iraqi oil takes Belt and Road
In recent years, Iraq's oil and gas sector has been boosted by significant investment from Mainland China within the framework of the wider Belt and Road Initiative.
5 June 2019
Volatile trade field needs nimble players
“All failure is failure to adapt, all success is successful adaptation.” This quote from innovation culture advocate Max McKeown will certainly chime with many business executives in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
29 May 2019
Belt and Road-backed Oman economic zone attracts raft of global investors
The past few months have seen significant developments at Oman's Duqm Special Economic Zone, a venture backed by Mainland China within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative.
22 May 2019
US export-levy net widens
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on Monday 13 May issued a notice that formally proposes to establish an additional duty of up to 25% under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 on nearly all remaining imports from Mainland China, which are valued at approximately US$300 billion.
16 May 2019
Hangzhou Brain draws crowds
"Heaven is above, below are Hangzhou and Suzhou” goes the old saying, acknowledging the two Yangtze Delta cities' beauty.
8 May 2019
Energy pioneer takes to Belt and Road
Golden Concorde Group Holdings (GCL), one of Mainland China’s leading new-energy companies and said to be the world's largest maker of silicon materials, is using Hong Kong as a financing platform for its Belt and Road venture in Ethiopia.
2 May 2019
LED makers ramp up market share
The use of metal-organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) technology is lowering costs and accelerating delivery times for Mainland Chinese lighting products, changing the global market landscape, according to Figo Wang, Chief Research Analyst and Research Director at LEDinside, TrendForce Corp.
25 April 2019
Trans-Pacific twins strengthen ties
The global shipping hub of Panama, which links the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic with its canal, has much in common with Hong Kong, President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez pointed out when visiting the city early this month.
17 April 2019
Russian import regime could boost Hong Kong exports
In a move likely to benefit Hong Kong's e-commerce operators, Russian customs authorities are now to receive details of the contents and value of inbound, Mainland China-origin packages, as well as having the statutory right to verify the accuracy of all such information.
10 April 2019
Latin countries take to Belt and Road
The maritime and land silk roads linked East Asia and Europe for millennia – but for more than two centuries there was an alternative route taking spices, silks and other treasures from Asia to Europe – across the Pacific Ocean.
3 April 2019
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