The health condition of China’s senior population has improved in general. Yet as they age, their physical capabilities inevitably deteriorate. Coupled with the rapidly ageing population, a pent-up demand for rehabilitation devices is becoming evident.
The President of Jiaxin Medical & Rehab Products Co Ltd of Taiwan, specialised in R&D and production of rehabilitation devices, shares his experience in business operation in the mainland.
Global technology conglomerate Dell Technologies set its roots in Hong Kong more than 30 years ago and since then has established itself as a major tech player across China. In the past 20 years, the US company has made it an article of business faith to build the relationships and experience that makes doing successful business in mainland China possible. As the GBA takes off, the company believes this puts it in a strong position for another chapter of success. More
Spanish retail giant Inditex, best known for its brand Zara which accounts for 70% of the group’s sales, recently announced concrete initiatives within the framework of its commitment to ethical and sustainable fashion. The initiative comes at a time when green schemes are a trend within the fashion industry and when the European Commission has announced its intention to focus on textiles as a priority product category within the circular economy. More
China’s retail market offers enormous potential, with the boom in e-commerce particularly notable. Given the special characteristics of mainland retail, overseas businesses wishing to tap the market often do not know where to begin. Eagle Chen, deputy general manager of Guangzhou Carrot Mall Network Technologies Co Ltd shared his views on how overseas businesses can make forays into the mainland retail market through cross-border e-commerce. More
Hong Kong is expected to benefit as a growing property share trading hub, with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) cities continuing to move up the economic ladder. Shenzhen and Guangzhou property values are expected to make the largest investment impact in the short term, according to US-based real estate consultancy firm, Cushman & Wakefield. More
Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Centre is fast evolving as a ready connector for Central Asian enterprises to go global and foreign financial players to dip their toes in the burgeoning Central Asia market. As the international financial centre in Asia, Hong Kong is working closely with Kazakhstan in such sectors as banking and finance, legal and arbitration, start-ups, and education to turn vision into action. More
In Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, the demand for electronic accessories has been boosted by the young demographic and the rising affordability of ICT products. Hong Kong electronics suppliers should keep abreast of the latest market developments to capture the opportunities in these ASEAN countries. More
Hong Kong is one of the first cities to embrace the mini storage concept. Hong Kong entrepreneur Felix Wong and his partners introduced this concept to the mainland market. Kingkong Mini Storage co-founder Felix Wong spoke to HKTDC Research about his experience in promoting and operating the self-service storage business in the GBA as well as the development trend of this business on the mainland, providing a valuable reference for other industry players. More
As China’s population aging accelerates, elderly care has become a focus of social attention. Elderly care homes combining medical care and wellness services have emerged in the market, providing the elderly with a comfortable environment to spend their twilight years. Director of the Taicheng Life Garden in Guangdong, Zhou Mingmeng, shared her insights on changes in the mainland elderly care market and her experience in running a care home. More
Mexican meat producer and distributor SuKarne is preparing for a steady business growth in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. From its expanding base in Hong Kong, the company is developing a strategy to access what it sees as a huge, untapped market for Mexican beef – China. More