As the global trading environment continues to reshape following the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong exporters across a wide range of industries, including watches and jewellery, are looking towards the Middle East.
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), The 39th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 9th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, running from 1 to 5 March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, will draw more than 2,500 exhibitors following the end of travel restrictions.
Stepping into a world-class exhibition of timeless elegance, the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is recognised as the preeminent annual marketplace for stunning masterpieces, timeless classics and visionary creations. The event includes a line-up of industry seminars, jewellery parades and networking sessions delivering exceptional insight.
This showcase of exhibitors from across the world will give front-row access to the industry’s top buyers, in search of spectacular high-quality jewellery raw materials. The show is also home to a vast collection of industry expertise, putting exhibitors one step ahead of market developments. A captivating line-up of events, trend forecasts, seminars, buyer forums and jewellery parades, presents an elegant occasion for networking and unveils the industry’s foremost visionaries.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Export Index increased a further 1.9 points to 32.8 in the third quarter this year, indicating a sustained improvement in confidence in the short-term export performance. However, exporters face downward pressure on prices, with the Trade Value Index falling 11.5 points to 40.2.
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, the eighth HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the inaugural Simply Shopping Fest concluded successfully early this month.
A strong showing at the 32nd HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair in July has cheered organisers, who now expect good attendances and robust business at its string of summer shows, led by the ever-popular Food Expo.
When the COVID-19 pandemic kept purchasers at home and curtailed international trade, jewellery and gem suppliers turned to developing the domestic and online markets. This year’s hybrid twin jewellery shows organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) cater for recent changes in market focus along with the growing interest in reviving physical events.
Rubies, red spinels and rubelites all draw healthy interest at jewellery auctions organised by Bonhams Hong Kong, while jade continues to be popular even among the younger crowd according to Stewart Young, the company’s newly appointed Director of Jewellery and Head of Jewellery for Asia.
Geopolitical changes and the COVID-19 pandemic have drawn many manufacturers back to Hong Kong or led them to diversify risk by setting up production lines in other parts of Asia. This trend has boosted demand for supplies of production equipment.