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
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
Hong Kong’s role as an economic bridge for Mainland China into the global economy and as a top financial centre received a vote of confidence from Dr Janet Yellen, former Chair of the US Federal Reserve. Speaking beside the Asian Financial Forum 2020 where she was a keynote speaker, she expected the US central bank to maintain interest rates at neutral this year while urging the Fed to retain independence on economic policy.
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
Expand your overseas market with our HKTDC Marketplace App and Exhibition Online. The online-offline promotions allow you to address buyers’ sourcing’ needs beyond trade fairs, facilitate business connections.
HKTDC kicked off it’s 2020 trade fairs with the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, held concurrently with the Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair. Over 2,950 global exhibitors showcased a broad selection of smart toys, quality products and creative stationery. Various thematic zones depict the latest trends, including those of environmental friendly toys. More
China has become an increasingly elderly society. With many people living longer and being better off, demand has inevitably grown for senior-specific products and services. HKTDC Research has completed a major review of the fast-expanding silver market, with its findings making it clear that China’s New Old are very different to their predecessors.More
The latest fintech innovations and next-gen ideas from around the world are showcased at the Asian Financial Forum (AFF). AFF is Asia’s leading platform for global financial and business leaders, fintech innovators and entrepreneurs as well as investors and venture capitalists to exchange insights, intelligence and business opportunities in the dynamic markets of Asia and beyond.