01 December 2023
Eyewear that talks, briefs agents on top-secret missions, shoots laser beams and more has long been a staple of science fiction, but now smart glasses are moving off the silver screen and on to the high street.
Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing has moved into the mainstream and, at US$53 trillion, could account for one third of assets under management as soon as 2025, based on data from Bloomberg.
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.
Hong Kong will host the eighth Belt and Road Summit next week on 13-14 September, to reflect on the first decade of the Belt and Road Initiative and discuss future business and investment collaboration focused on emerging markets and new sectors, while showcasing Hong Kong’s unique advantages to the global community.