A new forward-looking sentiment tracker shows that businesses in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area expect better prospects for the third quarter.
24 July 2020
Standard Chartered and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) have released the inaugural Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index, the first forward-looking quarterly survey in the market that looks at business sentiment and synergistic effects across cities and industries in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. More
The Southeast Asian bloc has overtaken the European Union as Mainland China’s No1 trading partner.
22 July 2020
Rapid economic growth and changes in global trade patterns have boosted trade between Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members and Mainland China to such an extent that ASEAN is now the mainland’s largest trading partner. More
Durian is on the menu as a digital-only Russian fast-food chain caters to local tastes to make its mark in Hangzhou, dubbed “China's hub for digital economy”.
15 July 2020
When the first Dodo Pizza shop opened in 2011, founder Fyodor Ovchinnikov, an archaeologist by training, was rebounding from his previous business – a bookstore chain that grew from an initial, single bookshop. More
Chinese furniture makers are rebuilding their COVID-19-hit business by diversifying into online sales and related services.
08 July 2020
Houjie, a town in Dongguan city in Guangdong province of Mainland China, is well known in the country and overseas as a key furniture exhibition and trading hub, with shows typically held all yearround at the Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Center. More
Automation will play a key role as the world of trade and investment rewires to recover from the COVID-19 outbreak.
17 June 2020
The abrupt rewiring of the world’s economy brought by COVID-19 has upended global trade, and the world’s premier exporter, Mainland China, along with the international investment and business hub of Hong Kong, are key players in this rewiring. More
Export-focused wholesalers adopt virtual sales pitches to woo domestic buyers.
03 June 2020
With many traders and manufacturers in Guangdong’s key apparel hub finding themselves with huge amounts of surplus stock and nowhere to export it to amid the COVID-19 lockdown, targeting the domestic market via live video-streaming services has proved a lifeline for many. More