As part of their diversification strategy, Hong Kong businesses have shown a strong interest in pursuing market opportunities in Thailand, targeting the country’s rising middle class in particular. In order to understand the evolving consumer lifestyle of the Thai middle class, HKTDC has recently conducted a consumer survey and four focus groups in the cities of Bangkok and Chiang Mai.
Over the years, the HKTDC has been facilitating cooperation between Guangdong and Hong Kong. To support companies in doing business in the Greater Bay Area, HKTDC provides useful official information on regulations, procedures and networks with the GoGBA website and WeChat mini-programme, the latter also offering tools such as public health updates, map, transportation guide and a day counter for individual income tax purposes.More
The HKTDC Lifestyle ShoppingFest, a brand-new public fair organised by the HKTDC, came to a successful close on the 2nd of May. This five-day Lifestyle ShoppingFest provided a valuable opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to understand more about consumers’ preferences. The HKTDC conducted a survey to gauge the views of exhibitors, finding that 75% of exhibitors agreed that physical shows can help to boost their businesses.More
The HKTDC Lifestyle ShoppingFest, a brand-new public fair organised by the HKTDC, came to a successful close on the 2nd of May. The fair kicked off on 28 April and ran over five days at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, featuring 430 exhibitors and attracting more than 55,000 public visitors.
Organised by the HKTDC, FILMART Online attracted over 7,000 industry participants from 81 countries and regions over four days, with the release and promotion of some 2,200 film and television productions. Having become more familiar with doing business through online platforms, exhibitors and buyers used the online meeting function at FILMART Online to participate in more than 2,000 meetings.More
Suga International set up its outside-China production plant in Vietnam in 2018 – a plan to reduce investment risks amid the growing tension between China and United States. The move drew positive responses from clients, fostering Suga’s massive expansion in the country. In this video, Alfred Ng, the Executive Director of Suga shares Suga’s journey in Vietnam. With proper training, he believes the young population in Vietnam will be a great asset to foreign investors.More
Under the theme ‘’Marketing for GOOD’’, this year’s MarketingPlse was held successfully from the 30th to 31st of March. The two-day virtual conference continues to foster positive branding and ideas of digital transformation. Industry leaders discuss how marketing creativity and technology can contribute to all under the current pandemic and, eventually, the post-pandemic rebound. More
''The changes brought about by the epidemic are profound and unprecedented. Businesses need to expect that it’s not going to be normal for any foreseeable future...'' said Victor Chu, Chairman & CEO of First Eastern Investment Group. More
The pandemic has acted to highlight the importance of incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into investment decisions, as companies with a sustainable focus have proven to be more resilient throughout the course of the crisis. "No doubt, ESG is the real game changer in the financial industry'', said UBS' Amy Lo.More