Held virtually for the first time, the fourth Asian E-Tailing Summit organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council attracted 11,000 viewers from 43 countries and regions to join the live streaming of online webinars.More
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of global economy which fuels the demands for IT talents, says Keenan Kwok, CEO and Co-Founder of Getlinks. As the founder of this human resources tech platform, Kwok speaks besides the Belt and Road Summit to share his insight on how start-ups could utilize the annual event to have a glimpse of the regional market, as well as to understand it from a macro perspective.More
The virtual version of Belt and Road Summit enables the exchange of ideas and insights of speakers from multiple geography and disciplines, says Rohan Bhappu, the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh (Hong Kong). Speaking besides the Belt and Road Summit, Bhappu reiterates the importance of the Belt and Road Initiative in fostering long-term investments in the Belt and Road regions, and the annual Summit is a good platform for sharing insights and information on project implementations.More
Taking an active role to help dealing with the pandemic creates new business opportunities for start-ups, says Danny Yeung, CEO & Co-Founder of Prenetics Group. Speaking besides the Belt and Road Summit, Yeung shares the story of the company’s involvement in providing COVID-19 tests. He believes the technologies help their future R&Ds that are beneficial to the community.
More and more manufacturers in China are searching for production bases outside China as to reduce costs. Wan Ho, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer producing high-precision zinc alloy model cars, helmets, plastic toys and metal products has anchored in Indonesia – an emerging market with ample labour and land supplies. In the video, Fred Tam, the President of Wan Ho shares his business strategy and insight in his adventure in Indonesia.More
German technology giant Siemens facilitates digital aspects of the Belt and Road Initiative as it upgrades infrastructure projects with new digital solutions, says the company’s Eric Chong. Through its consulting arm Siemens Advanta at Hong Kong’s Science Park the company established a “smart city digital hub” developing answers such as for smart buildings and energy saving solutions. “If you can do it in Hong Kong you can do it in most places,” says Mr Chong.More
The fifth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, drew to a successful close on the 1st of December with more than 6,000 participants from about 80 countries and regions. More