Pampered pets on the Chinese mainland open lucrative opportunities for overseas and local suppliers.
23 January 2018
With the pet-product market all but saturated in many of the world's more developed countries, the potential size of the China market, as well as the surge in pet-ownership levels there, have proved irresistible for global businesses targetting the sector, as highlighted by the November China International Pet Show (CIPS) in Shanghai, which featured more than its fair share of overseas exhibitors. More
Taiwan and Hong Kong are set to benefit from China's 30-year plan.
09 January 2018
When Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined ambitious plans to transform China's economic base by 2050 at this year's National Party Congress in Beijing, his words held particular significance for many businesses operating in Hong Kong and Taiwan, with both economies potential beneficiaries of the mainland's expansive new era. More
Fashion suppliers are specialising within the sector to counter the slowing China apparel market.
13 December 2017
Despite an overall slowdown in the garment sector, many exhibitors at the October China International Fashion Fair (CHIC) in Shanghai seemed to be weathering the storm by exploring a particular niche. More
Eco-ban targets 1.5 billion cut in the island's annual plastic-bag consumption.
06 December 2017
With its 15-year-old ban on free plastic bags set to be extended to a wider range of retail sectors starting in January, Taiwan is looking to confirm its reputation for environmental responsibility and eco-friendly legislation. More
Despite strong consumer demand, China's model-toy industry still lacks coherence and retail representation.
22 November 2017
While the term "model kit" has traditionally been taken to generically refer to a broad range of scaled-down toy products, particularly cars or aircraft, a more specific use was coined in 2004 by ACTtoys.net, China's leading animated toy platform. More