With its focused services like cold chain logistics for sectors including life sciences and healthcare as well as wine, Hong Kong’s Chevalier AOC Freight Express Holdings aims to differentiate itself on the Belt and Road Initiative. Indeed, the Initiative has “opened the eyes” of the company according to CEO Alex Koo, while he looks forward to the Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference 2020 in Hong Kong to showcase the company’s services.More
Hong Kong’s AsiaPay has designed an advanced online system to access payments through local markets across Belt and Road countries and in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Services cover Asia, including China and with opportunities in Africa and Europe, including many cross-trades says CEO Joseph Chan, while HKTDC events like the Asian e-tailing Summit add to the company’s brand promotion.More
Brazil’s economy – the largest in Latin America – has revived somewhat since its dramatic 2014-16 downturn. This, coupled with a series of government reforms, has seen a variety of alluring investment opportunities emerge across a variety of sectors, including retail, the country’s burgeoning start-up ecosystem and a range of private sector projects. More
The fifth Hong Kong International Franchising Show ended on a high note with participation from over 100 exhibitors across 17 countries and regions. The show provided a platform for the sharing of trade insights, connecting with new business partners and exploring opportunities in potential new markets.
The theme of SmartBiz expo 2019 is “Smart Tech Makes Great Business”, featuring three main business areas - Smart City, Smart Living and Smart Commerce. It was held successfully as a one-stop platform to support SMEs in exploring technology enhancement, transformation and upgrading solutions.
In response to the trade tension between China and the United States, the HKTDC has been looking for alternative production and procurement bases for Hong Kong companies in order to leverage the cost impact brought by U.S. tariffs. Myanmar, one of the ASEAN members, is on its radar screen.More
Each year, HKTDC organises more than 30 exhibitions in Hong Kong. There are technology-related fairs, including Electronics Fairs, ICT Expo, Lighting Fairs, Medical Fair and Eco Expo, which showcase cutting-edge technologies and products.
Around 1500 corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, founders and economists attended the Los Angeles edition of ‘Think Asia, Think Hong Kong’, a dynamic event showing how Hong Kong can advance American companies seeking to do business in Asia, including the Chinese mainland. More than 50 industry-leading speakers from the US and Hong Kong addressed the California gathering which took place on 19-20 September 2019, and came after other successful ‘Think Asia, Think Hong Kong’ events.More
Metal 3D printing used for creating artificial limbs has been introduced by Hong Kong-based Koln 3D, with applications used for patients in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Founder Edmond Yau says the company’s 3D technology is “tailor made” for Belt and Road countries’ hospitals and clinics which can benefit from its usage while Koln 3D is also keen to provide the technology in Greater Bay Area medical facilities.More
Speakers at the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference 2019 shared their insights on the connectivity and innovation amid global trade and technology challenges. “Supply chains need to meet new requirements for speed, visibility and cost”, says Robbert van Trooijen of Maersk, with Hong Kong as the company’s Asian regional headquarters. Hao Weichen of e-market Kilimall says Hong Kong is a vital hub as it pursues African markets and ALMC is very useful to them. More