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
The Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) 2019 brought forth the latest digital solutions from around the region. In this podcast, we speak to Sompoch Udomsri (Thai Int'l Freight Forwarders Association) about finding the right software partners for their members, and the advantages of knowledge-sharing at ALMC.More
Thailand’s new third stock exchange will aim at startups and crowd funding with many opportunities for Hong Kong and global investors, says Thailand’s Finance Minister. He was commenting beside the Asian Financial Forum 2020 and said the country’s drive for economic development included the ASEAN-Hong Kong FTA, Belt and Road Initiative and Greater Bay Area blueprint, while the AFF provided a dynamic atmosphere for business opportunities.More
With financial markets offering little for the poorest, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is taking leadership by bringing many underdeveloped areas into the marketplace, says Professor Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate and MIT economics professor. Speaking beside the Asian Financial Forum 2020 where he is a keynote speaker, he says that Hong Kong and the AFF, with global financial talent, can galvanise leadership to alleviate global poverty.More