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Manufacturers urged to consider Russia, ASEAN
Hong Kong manufacturers looking to diversify their operations could consider the Russian Far East or the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region as attractive investment destinations, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) economists said when announcing the Council’s Export Index for the first quarter of 2019.
26 March 2019
Digital marketing Internet winner
The Internet has developed rapidly, from the "rice-water TV" of early days to "the machine does not leave the hand" now.
18 March 2019
Jewellers go digital
Industry experts came together at a forum at the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show to discuss how technology is changing the jewellery industry – including design, manufacturing, marketing and retail aspects – and what the trends indicate for the next decade.
12 March 2019
Hong Kong is hub for global digital transformer
Hong Kong-headquartered Global Digital MOJO is following a very 21st-century path, starting out as a product design company then expanding into marketing communications.
5 March 2019
Electrified Africa, burgeoning market
With a population of more than a billion and increasing access to power, sub-Saharan Africa could present a massive market for electrical products and services – sectors that are among Hong Kong’s fortes.
26 Feb 2019
Digital makeover for China’s gateway
Hong Kong, traditionally a gateway bringing goods and people to and from Mainland China, is receiving a 21st-century makeover, transforming itself into a portal for data, finance, talents and services – as well as goods.
18 Feb 2019
Customs clearance on fast track
Logistics firms have been finding themselves in a double bind as security concerns increase the need for scrutiny at ports while customers demand ever faster delivery.
12 Feb 2019
No Trade-off between Impact and Return for Investment
“You can make impact, or make money” appears to still be a common view in the investment community – and one which raised many hackles at the recent Asian Financial Forum.
4 Feb 2019
Financiers Look to Sustainable Future
As the financial world contemplates geopolitical tensions and the prospect of technological progress shaking it to its foundations, the global industry is contemplating fundamental restructuring.
29 Jan 2019
Start-up Takes 3D Printing to Next Level
Tilita George Alexandru, who came from Bucharest, Romania in 2012 to take a doctoral degree at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is living proof that Hong Kong is suitable for the development of start-ups.
22 Jan 2019
Yoghurt Pioneer Defies Odds
Start-ups work from the ground up and even if they have sound investor backing, they are bound to suffer hard times before tasting success.
15 Jan 2019
Russian Christmas Shoppers Turn Practical
While, on the surface, it would seem that Christmas spending has plateaued in Russia – with the 2018 per-consumer spend of US$225 almost identical to that of 2017 – the figures alone do not reflect the underlying change in buying patterns.
8 Jan 2019
Finance Goes High-tech
Finance has been a pillar of Hong Kong’s economy for many years – visitors are always impressed by the glass towers of the Bank of China, HSBC and Bank of East Asia buildings which dominate the Central skyline.
2 Jan 2019
‘Glass Pipeline’ for Logistics Customers
The fragmented and out-of-date information and communications technology used in the logistics industry, and efforts to rectify it, are common themes at industry forums, such as the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference.
24 Dec 2018
Innovative Creators Show their Mettle
Design is much more than a function shunted off to “creative” departments or relegated to the bottom of agendas at business meetings.
18 Dec 2018
Forum Puts High-tech in Spotlight
Technological innovation comes in many flavours and requires a wide variety of talents, delegates at the 19th Hong Kong Forum in early December learnt.
11 Dec 2018
Start-up Brings Genomics Services to Asia
Everyone reading this is the product of genes plus environment – genes specify many traits, such as height, while the environment influences the result.
4 Dec 2018
Open Trade Critical for Growth
Connectivity and, in turn, open trade are keys to global growth, according to a prominent speaker at this year’s Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) in Hong Kong.
28 Nov 2018
Fintech Start-up Bridges Cash Gap
As demand among global consumers for cross-border online purchases continues to grow exponentially, Qupital – a fintech firm based in Hong Kong which helps businesses raise cash against unpaid invoices – has expanded its services to help local e-commerce merchants and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access financial loans and advances through its trade-finance platform.
21 Nov 2018
Fortune Favours the Adaptable
Flexibility, speedy service, a focus on customer requirements and willingness to embrace new technologies are the keys to success in the logistics and shipping industries.
13 Nov 2018
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