As mainstream industries rapidly digitalise and the world looks to a hi-tech future, the Hong Kong Government sets out a blueprint to plot the city’s I&T course.
05 January 2023
Digitalisation is transforming Hong Kong’s traditional pillar industries – such as finance, trade, professional services and property. At the same time the city is seeking to further diversify its economy and is placing innovation & technology (I&T) front-and-centre in its development plans.More
Leading medical industry players reaffirm Hong Kong’s role as a gateway to the massive Mainland China market.
01 December 2022
Interest in healthcare and medical developments continues to grow, as economies worldwide recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Market leaders and industry players again congregated at the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair showcasing medical trends and innovations. Now in its 13th edition, the fair continued to draw an international crowd, including representatives from the Consulates General of Canada, Czech Republic, Israel, and the United States. The physical-online hybrid format, in which the event was conducted, encouraged both on-site and online interactions.More
Diverse range of centres in the Greater Bay Area offer a glimpse into the region’s vibrant healthcare market.
24 November 2022
Hong Kong earlier this month hosted its second Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH), as the city continues to garner international attention after further loosening COVID-19 restrictions. This year’s theme – “Charting a New Course in Healthcare through Collaboration” resonated strongly with Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab (main picture), Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization. In her video speech at the event’s opening session, Dr Jakab said the pandemic had infected more than 600 million people globally and claimed 6.5 million lives, so there was an “opportunity and, indeed, an obligation to learn from this pandemic” and accelerate progress on universal healthcare through concerted efforts in science, research, innovation, data and digital technologies.More
Authorities have expanded efforts to increase the competitiveness and market reach of Hong Kong companies.
18 November 2022
As Hong Kong companies continue to face significant business challenges following the COVID-19 pandemic, they can look to government programmes set up specifically to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expand their horizons.More
As fintech matures into an essential component of the financial ecosystem, Hong Kong regulators move to accommodate the new technologies.
11 November 2022
money, a commodity accepted by general consent as a medium of economic exchange. It is the medium in which prices and values are expressed; as currency, it circulates anonymously from person to person and country to country, thus facilitating trade, and it is the principal measure of wealth.More
Four-decade-old Hong Kong business has made use of HKTDC platforms to build global connections – and also looks to diversify.
02 November 2022
Hong Kong businesses are known for their flexibility and adaptability. A family-owned factory, now in its second generation, has faced constant challenges since the current owner took over the operation, so it took the decision to actively diversify.More