Ambitious people seeking a can-do city have streamed to Hong Kong for many years, making the city a magnet for talent. This talent magnet is now expanding more than 10 times in size and strength as the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area opens up to world business.
India's rapid economic growth and youthful demographics have boosted industrial innovation and consumption. In 2021, India was Hong Kong's eighth-largest trading partner, the sixth largest economy in the world and ranked second in terms of population.
Mineral-rich Northeast China, comprising the coastal Liaoning and landlocked Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces, has traditionally been a centre for heavy industry and is now reworking itself as a hub for high-value, high-technology production.
Until recently the words “Middle East” simply called to mind a source of mineral energy resources and lengthy history, but recently the region has become a powerhouse of innovative technologies, as well as both a source and destination for investment funds.