The National Development and Reform Commission and 22 other departments jointly issued the Implementation Opinions on Promoting Capacity Expansion and Quality Improvement of Consumption and Accelerating the Formation of A Strong Domestic Market (Fa Gai Jiu Ye No. 293 ) on 13 March, putting forward 19 opinions for promoting consumption in six respects More
Self-made industrialist Li Tao-tak (at left, main picture) was born and raised in Hong Kong; he retired from the plastic mould business in 2011 and invested HK$200 million (US$26 million) to establish Zhanxiang Farm in the Hunan Province. More
Despite creeping concern over the likelihood of a global economic slowdown, the leisure travel sector keeps forging ahead, much to the relief of delegates at this year’s ITB Asia event, the region's annual showcase for the travel trade.
As part of moves designed to boost tourism across the mainland, local authorities have been given the go-ahead to levy concessionary entrance fees at areas of natural beauty, offer ad hoc visitor incentives in line with changing trading conditions and waive admission fees altogether outside of peak visitor times. More
In Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, the demand for electronic accessories has been boosted by the young demographic and the rising affordability of ICT products. Hong Kong electronics suppliers should keep abreast of the latest market developments to capture the opportunities in these ASEAN countries. More
The Overall Plan of the China (Hainan) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) was released by the State Council on 16 October 2018, setting out the specific proposals for Hainan FTZ’s development. With building a free trade port as the ultimate goal, Hainan FTZ will prioritise the development of three sectors - tourism, modern services and hi-tech industries. The importance of the Hainan FTZ should not be underestimated. More