The HKTDC’s T-box programme has helped a homeware and glass art specialist reset its distribution channels following COVID-19.
18 August 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted bricks-and-mortar retail businesses but provided new opportunities for Hong Kong start-up AEfolio Limited, which expanded its online presence to offer its customisable homeware and artisan glassware pieces.More
The HKTDC’s annual signature public event attracted 850,000 visitors, auguring well for the upcoming run of summer exhibitions.
02 August 2022
A strong showing at the 32nd HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair in July has cheered organisers, who now expect good attendances and robust business at its string of summer shows, led by the ever-popular Food Expo.More
Three events brought together reading, recreation and snacking to draw a strong interest from the public during the summer break.
26 July 2022
As Hong Kong gradually eases restrictions following the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the city, large-scale public events are making a comeback. The HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair. which in previous years drew as many as a million visitors, marked the largest such event held in the city so far this year.More
Fully open to public visitors, this year’s HKTDC twin jewellery shows are complemented by the new Simply Shopping Fest.
22 July 2022
When the COVID-19 pandemic kept purchasers at home and curtailed international trade, jewellery and gem suppliers turned to developing the domestic and online markets. This year’s hybrid twin jewellery shows organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) cater for recent changes in market focus along with the growing interest in reviving physical events.More
Strong demand for the country’s cuisine is creating more interest in Hong Kong’s role as a gateway to the region.
20 July 2022
Japanese cuisine is a firm favourite with diners in both Hong Kong and Mainland China. Data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan shows that the mainland has, for the first time become the leading market for Japanese food exports.More
Demand for vintage liquid assets is strong but the market is fragmented – a problem that’s being addressed by a new trading platform.
18 July 2022
Aiming to make fine wine investment as effortless as drinking a quality vintage, Cult Wine Investment manages assets of £265 million (about HK$2.4 billion) for investors globally and has 83 countries in its global client network.More
A would-be Hong Kong restauranteur segued her plans to open an eatery into a vegetarian cookbook and line of sauces.
11 July 2022
When COVID-19 scuttled her plans to open a restaurant in Hong Kong, food-focused entrepreneur Simran Savlani switched to authoring and sauce-making, resulting in the publication of her first vegetarian cookbook, A Spark of Madness, and the launch of a sauce range under the Spark name. Taiwan-born but a long-time Hong Kong resident, Ms Savlani had already switched careers to follow her passion – and she explained how it all came about.More
A health-conscious beverage start-up is bringing a range of low-calorie pre-mixed alcoholic drinks to Hong Kong.
20 June 2022
Witnessing a growing ready-to-drink market worldwide, and noting a niche for healthier alcoholic drinks in Hong Kong, Flora Ma and Jonathan Der left their respective careers in finance and real estate to launch Only Drinks last year.More
Talented young people are learning how to turn their artistic and cultural talents into viable businesses.
02 June 2022
As industry in Mainland China moves up the value chain and Hong Kong’s gateway role updates in tandem, cultural and creative enterprises are becoming increasingly important, particularly for young people starting out in their careers.More