Entrepreneur Day participants are encouraged to tackle problems in clothing, food, housing and transport.
15 May 2019
The term “start-up” often brings to mind a team of engineers devising the next big thing in such abstract areas as fintech or blockchain but the start-up innovation field is limitless and many start-ups develop hands-on solutions which impact our daily lives. More
Southeast Asian countries make their presence felt as both suppliers and markets at household-focused fairs.
07 May 2019
Houseware product and service providers are eager to ensure their products are future-proof as the smart home rapidly switches from concept to reality, as shown by the offerings at the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the concurrent 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair. More
Innovators use fairs to show how their cutting-edge technologies can create smart cities and smart living.
24 April 2019
“Smart” was the word du jour at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) twin innovation showpieces in April – the 16th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and HKTDC International ICT Expo. More
FTA between commodities giant and trading hub will remove uncertainties for traders on both sides.
16 April 2019
Hong Kong and Australia signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and an Investment Agreement on 26 March which will enter into force after the two governments complete their respective internal procedures. More
Our Hong Kong Foundation puts innovation in spotlight with awards recognising high-achievers.
09 April 2019
The Our Hong Kong Foundation, noting the need for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government to develop a long-term strategy and take a holistic approach in driving innovation and technology, made several recommendations in its landmark report on the issue. More
Watching exporters struggle with certification and testing, this entrepreneur offers a one-stop platform.
02 April 2019
Exports have always been a main sector of Hong Kong and require a range of services – such as auditing, inspection, safety testing and supply-chain management – to ensure product quality meets international standards and destination-market regulations. More
HKTDC economists suggest Hong Kong producers diversify geographically to boost exports.
26 March 2019
Hong Kong manufacturers looking to diversify their operations could consider the Russian Far East or the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region as attractive investment destinations, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) economists said when announcing the Council’s Export Index for the first quarter of 2019. More
An insightful forum examines the impact of new tech on jewellery design, manufacturing and retail.
12 March 2019
Industry experts came together at a forum at the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show to discuss how technology is changing the jewellery industry – including design, manufacturing, marketing and retail aspects – and what the trends indicate for the next decade. More