Kenya has witnessed the rise of indigenous e commerce platforms and the increasing footprints of international players, offering significant jump start potential for businesses looking to tap into the country’s consumer market via online channels.
With a population of more than 70 million, the consumer market in the Greater Bay Area has huge potential. To help companies tap into the market of the nine mainland GBA cities, the HKTDC conducted a consumer market survey to understand local people’s consumer attitude and preferences. More
Amid the recent Sino-US trade dispute and the rising in labour and operation costs in Mainland China, many HKSMEs had an increasing interest and need to explore alternative manufacturing locations. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council and The Hong Kong Productivity Council co-organised a mission to Bangkok and Chonburi, Thailand in July 2019 to help HKSMEs collect first hand market intelligence in Thailand.
Indonesia has huge potential for Hong Kong manufacturers thanks to its rapidly expanding manufacturing sector and the country has emerged an attractive production base. Co-organised by The Hong Kong Trade Development Council and The Hong Kong Productivity Council, the mission to Jakarta, Indonesia in October 2019 was to help HKSMEs gauge the possibility of manufacturing partnership and investment opportunities in Indonesia.
The United Arab Emirates is learning and adapting virtual banking expertise from Hong Kong, says Younis Haji Al Khouri. Speaking beside the Asian Financial Forum 2020, the Finance Ministry Undersecretary says a recent promotion and protection investment agreement with Hong Kong is encouraging wealth management and other business from the UAE while the AFF connects talented people with international business.More
Green building practice becomes more widely recognised across key ASEAN countries, thanks to rising environmental awareness, as well as incentives to save energy and resources. Hong Kong companies in the construction and building sector may tap the growing potential by introducing new green technologies and providing eco-friendly solutions.More
In view of fairs postponement, suppliers can still connect with global buyers via our online platform, coupled with showcase display package to be launched during the nine fairs to be held in July concurrently, including Spring Lighting Fair, Spring Electronics Fair, Houseware Fair, Fashion Week, Gifts Fair etc. Showcases are located at prominent area in Hall 3 and 5 to catch visiting buyers’ attention to increase their sourcing enquiries.More
Hong Kong professional services company La Nao Consulting promotes mainly Latin American firms from countries like Mexico, Chile and Argentina to take part in trade through Hong Kong in the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area initiatives. From African railways to consumer product marketing in mainland China La Nao Consulting assists companies with legal, corporate, trade representation and intelligence services for new opportunities.
Egypt aims to attract Hong Kong and mainland China companies as the country develops major projects relating to the Suez Canal Economic Zone and related ports, according to Mohab Mamish. Speaking at the Asian Financial Forum 2020, the Egyptian Presidential Adviser on such investment says the Belt and Road Initiative is helping to drive Egyptian development while the AFF underscores Hong Kong’s financial innovation and business capabilities. More
Low and unfunded small and medium-sized companies have a boost in tough economic times from Hong Kong headquartered FundPark, using financial technology, big data and a proprietary risk model to facilitate trade finance. Such online opportunities help to keep trade supply chains operating in Belt and Road countries and within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, leveraging Hong Kong’s advanced capital market.More