As demand for protective gear leapt early last year, an agile start-up opted to take the e-commerce route.
16 June 2021
Hong Kong businesses are known for being quick on their feet and many adapted rapidly to fulfil needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the sudden surge in demand for medical masks and online shopping.More
Swings in supply and demand have thrown the global network for traditional energy sources into havoc but sustainable technologies are powering ahead.
20 May 2021
Fuel and power flows across the world in finely balanced networks and slight disruptions can have substantial effects on supply and demand – a phenomenon logistics professionals call the bullwhip effect.More
A Hong Kong start-up finds the region the ideal launch pad for expansion.
28 April 2021
Because of the limited size of the Hong Kong market, a number of local start‑ups are setting their sights on overseas markets, with the intention of expanding once their business has grown to a certain level.More
Amid a flurry of global leader initiatives on climate change, the spotlight falls on levies for carbon dioxide output.
21 April 2021
Businesses in Mainland China, a leading exporter of manufactured goods and importer of commodities, need to keep a weather eye on a host of prices – from gold and crude oil to iron ore and bauxite.More
Producers in China’s “city of lights” wasted no time in marketing their wares online as COVID-19 movement restrictions dimmed physical retail trade.
14 April 2021
Nationally and internationally regarded as the capital of Mainland China’s lighting industry, Guzhen – a town just to the northwest of Zhongshan city in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area – has been particularly hard hit by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.More
Renewable-power catch-up presents opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa.
07 April 2021
Electric appliances and related equipment, along with renewable power generation systems, are key exports for Mainland China and Hong Kong, with sub-Saharan Africa quickly shaping up to be a high-potential market for both sectors.More