The massive development projects in Hong Kong – Northern Metropolis (main picture) and Lantau Tomorrow Vision – will create a perfect prototyping environment for green con tech and prop tech, offering businesses ranging from start-ups to construction giants a chance to develop and deploy cutting-edge sustainable solutions for buildings and infrastructure.
The Ningbo-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Forum 2023, jointly organised by the HKTDC and the government of Ningbo city, Zhejiang province, was held in Hong Kong last month. A Ningbo delegation comprising political and business leaders attended in-person, as the two cities explored collaborations to drive the nation’s high-quality development, as well as create new momentum for Hong Kong’s economy.
The sixth edition of Start-up Express, an entrepreneurship development programme organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), wound up this week as the finalists made their live, in-person pitches.
Regulators, investors and customers often require companies to follow sustainable, environmentally friendly policies as environmental, social and governance concerns grow. But these terms mean different things to different people – or organisations – and comping up with a comprehensive and unambiguous taxonomy is no easy task.
Ireland was historically a farming country, and agriculture remains an important industry there though financial services, especially fintech, have since come to the fore. Conversely Hong Kong went from trade to manufacturing before becoming a global financial services centre.
Mainland China presents massive domestic sales opportunities. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) led Hong Kong companies to participate in the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai last year and helped Hong Kong companies find partners to introduce organic and healthy foods from countries along the Belt and Road to the mainland market.