Hong Kong possesses good fundamentals to serve the global e-commerce market. While there is still plenty of room for growth in the e-commerce area in developed markets, Hong Kong businesses should also observe the opportunities brought about by China’s Belt and Road Initiative and “Internet Plus” action plan, whereby Hong Kong businesses can sell to Belt and Road countries or provide related services such as logistics, payments and digital marketing. More
Amid inflow of foreign investment, Vietnam is now targeting investment from higher value-added industries, with potential investors advised to look beyond labour cost advantages. But there are concerns as to the lack of engineering expertise and ancillary industries within the country, a particular challenge for any business undertaking more sophisticated production with higher degree of automation. More
When China's Belt and Road Initiative was unveiled four years ago, Malaysia was among those expected to benefit substantially from the investments on offer and the potential cooperation opportunities. More
In order to boost its economy and attract investment, Indonesia’s government is determined to overhaul the country’s essential infrastructure. With the country’s business environment becoming ever more vibrant, while its infrastructure shortcomings become less of a problem, innovative and visionary Hong Kong entrepreneurs – including those in the service sector – should prepare themselves for a whole new world of opportunities. More
Thailand has in recent years emerged as an attractive investment destination, backed by its well-defined investment policies, the closer ties with other countries in the region, and aggressive construction plans by the government, amid a more stable political and economic environment. The opportunities lie in the country’s targeted areas, as well as sectors including business services, logistics and infrastructure development. More
Kennede Electronics has hopes of exploring investment opportunities in a number of areas, including Africa, in a bid to reduce its production costs, while strengthening its market coverage in Asia and Europe. Additionally, in order to advance its production and global sales, Kennede Electronics is in the process to set up a company based in Hong Kong to take advantage of the city’s professional services and trade facilities. More
Hong Kong public infrastructure expertise is set to play a pivotal role in Central Africa following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the government of the Republic of Chad and Hong Kong’s Hsin Chong Group.