Co-organised by the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) Development Office of the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council GoGBA Business Support scheme, the GoGBA Greater Bay Area Development Day this month helped Hong Kong people grasp development opportunities in the GBA.
Many big, resource-rich countries have special-purpose capitals – think Brasilia, Canberra or Ottawa – and Indonesia plans to do the same, establishing a smart city Nusantara on the east coast of Borneo as a new home for the capital, which is now Jakarta.
For helpful tips, a webinar and panel discussion on prospects in two major cooperation platforms in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Rea – Qianhai and Nansha – look no further. This afternoon-long session features practical tactics and a chance to learn everything you need to know about the latest developments, commercial potential, ways to set up your business and expansion strategies as well as information on support schemes and services.
Leaders in the key Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enthusiastically welcomed the 30-strong Hong Kong delegation led by Chief Executive Mr John Lee and organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), underlining the city’s role to connect them with the world.
In a fast-changing world the Middle East has become an economic hot-spot with many fast-growing economies which are rapidly diversifying beyond their traditional reliance on energy exports.
Hong Kong fully opened its doors on 6 February, admitting travellers without PCR tests or COVID vaccine requirements, reviving the city’s role as a global financial hub and gateway to Mainland China.
As the largest Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) country prepares to shift its capital from Jakarta on Java Island to the less crowded Borneo Island, Hong Kong infrastructure development and real estate-related services companies will have many investment and business opportunities.
As Hong Kong reopens its doors to Mainland China and the world at large, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will roll out a full season of global trade fairs and conferences, coupled with a plethora of overseas promotions, to create opportunities for the Hong Kong, mainland and international business communities.
The 25th Beijing-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Symposium late last year was themed "Integrating into the new pattern, creating a new chapter in cooperation" and was held in hybrid online-physical mode letting participants join without leaving their own cities.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) projects that Hong Kong’s exports will grow 5% in 2023 – a recovery from the 6% decline this year. HKTDC Director of Research Irina Fan said: “Hong Kong’s exports will gradually regain growth momentum amid the receding pandemic, easing of COVID-19 restrictions and resumption of cross-border land transportation.”
More than 200 Thai business leaders joined a lunch seminar organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in Bangkok yesterday (21 November), affirming the Thai business community’s confidence in Hong Kong’s role to help businesses in the region grow and tap into opportunities in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
As Hong Kong reaffirms its role as a global financial and logistics centre, and works towards becoming an innovation & technology (I&T) hub, the city is hosting heavyweight events, including the Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit and Hong Kong FinTech Week.