World-renowned robot Sophia hosts an interview with her Hong Kong-based inventor, David Hanson. He says he set up Hanson Robotics in Hong Kong because it is the best place in the world to make robots. Besides being a centre for robot developers, Hong Kong is also a robotics marketplace, a well-established location for IP protection and encourages an AI eco-system for the Greater Bay Area.More
Peruvian Pisco unlocks hundreds of new flavours for Asia’s cocktail drinkers, says Erick Aponte of the Trade Commission of Peru in Hong Kong. Peru presented local pisco and wines at its first pavilion at the Hong Kong Int’l Wine & Spirits Fair 2018. Meeting knowledgeable buyers who know precisely what they are looking for made for a rewarding exhibitor experience, says Mr Aponte.More
The Chinese mainland and Belt and Road partner countries are looking to Hong Kong for financial capabilities, says Abdul Qadir Memon. Pakistan’s Consul General for Hong Kong & Macau says the key Gwadar Port under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor relies on a Hong Kong registered company while Hong Kong firms can partner in Pakistan’s needed “soft infrastructure” such as professional services and trade facilitation.More
Hyundai's fuel-cell electric vehicle NEXO generated plenty of green buzz at Eco Expo Asia 2018. The car is the first hydrogen-powered SUV shown in Hong Kong and takes just several minutes to fully charge. Raymond Kwek, Assistant Manager at Hyundai Hong Kong Company Limited, sees the expo as an ideal space to introduce their latest technology to an increasingly environmentally-conscious public.More
The HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2018 receive plaudits from new and returning exhibitors, citing the quality of buyers, proximity to rising Asian markets and global recognition for excellent new products. Speakers also mention the event’s dynamism and interactive atmosphere. More
The HKTDC Hong Kong Optical Fair 2018 attracted more than 16,800 buyers from 111 countries and regions. The number of buyers from emerging markets rose significantly, while sizable growth was also recorded for buyers from mature markets. The fair will continue to offer great business opportunities for industry players from around the world when it returns in November 2019.
Smart lighting stole the show at the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Show (Autumn Edition) 2018. The Smart Lighting & Solutions zone and Smart Home Gallery attracted a flurry of global buyers, while seminars shed light on the latest industry innovations. Among the overseas exhibitors was Slovakia’s SEAK s.r.o.. CEO Heliodor Macko welcomes Asia’s proactive approach to producing intelligent lighting products, and hopes to leverage this energy to propel SEAK beyond the European market.More
Pakistan’s infrastructure drive and China’s new energy options through Pakistan characterise the developing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor under the Belt and Road Initiative, according to Pakistan’s Hong Kong & Macau Consul General. Abdul Qadir Memon says a Hong Kong registered company and other Belt and Road participants are bringing prosperity and optimism to Pakistan.
“Think Global, Think Hong Kong”, the large-scale Hong Kong business promotion organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in Tokyo on 1 November 2018, attracted more than 2,500 participants keen on exploring Hong Kong-Japan collaboration opportunities. More
Solar energy is a key component of any smart city, says the Executive Director of Lap Energy HK Limited. The company is committed to improving urban liveability by developing renewable energy solutions, which is seeing growing demand from countries along the Belt and Road. Jack Cheung believes Hong Kong sets an example for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area when it comes to green energies, as seen at Eco Expo Asia 2018. More