HKTDC Mission to Russia
25 June 2014
WHAT: The week-long trip to the Russian capital will promote trade opportunities in Asia via Hong Kong in such sectors as electronics, toys, wine and jewellery.
WHEN: 29 June-5 July 2014
WHO: Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director, HKTDC, will meet with heads of trade associations and multipliers, as well as media representatives, in Moscow.
WHY: Hong Kong’s imports from Russia surged 92 per cent, to US$304 million, in the first quarter of 2014, after a three per cent increase, to US$1.1 billion, in 2013. Major import items from Russia in the first quarter of 2014 included jewellery (30 per cent); petroleum oil, other than crude (16 per cent); pearls, precious and semi-precious stones (16 per cent); inorganic chemicals, organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals (13 per cent); and iron/steel. primary forms and semi-finished products (five per cent).
Russian exhibitor participation at HKTDC fairs last year jumped more than 50 per cent over the previous year, while more than 7,500 Russian buyers visited HKTDC fairs last year.
WHERE: Moscow, Russia
For more information, please contact: Tel: (7-495) 787 9828
Fax: (7-495) 956 0552
- Toys & Games
- Electronics & Electrical Appliances
- Hong Kong
- Eastern Europe