HKTDC Managers & Overseas Offices
From various departments and overseas offices of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council
20 Nov 2013 11:26
London's 100% Design show claims to be the UK capital's only trade fair focussing on the whole spectrum of design and architectural products. Billed as the commercial cornerstone of the annual London Design Festival (LDF) it is certainly Britain's longest running contemporary design show, having notched up 19 successive years.
These assertions, ...
Head of Risk Management Solutions, Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd
04 Nov 2013 17:44
The D&B Global Business Impact Score evaluates and ranks the biggest risks in the global business environment. Here, we highlight the current top ten risks. The greatest risk at present is that the transitional phase of US monetary policy substantially disrupts global financial markets (this risk has a score of 45, where the maximum is ...
Hong Kong Sommelier Association
Contributed by members of the Hong Kong Sommelier Association
15 Oct 2013 08:51
The wine import volume from Japan, America and Australia dropped dramatically by 40.52%, 9.23% and 8.01%. Although those numbers reflected that the volume of wine supply is already greater than the demand in the consumer market, HK government still signed the MOU to encourage more wine growing countries to come and expand their market in Asia and Mainland ...
Think Asia, Think Hong Kong, USA
Think Asia, Think Hong Kong, USA
27 Apr 2013 01:52
Would you base your opinion of the United States entirely on knowledge of New York City and Los Angeles? Most would agree that viewing the US through the lens of these two cities will result in a limited understanding at best.
Don’t kid yourself.
And yet, this is exactly how many in the West end up looking at China. Media coverage of China is heavily ...
General Manager of SME Banking, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
09 Apr 2013 11:21
In response to the positive feedback resulting from the launch of the Special Concessionary Measures for the SME Financing Guarantee Scheme (SFGS) in May 2012, the Financial Secretary announced in the 2013-14 Budget the extension of the application period for one more year. SMEs can continue to submit applications for loan products supported by the 80% ...
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06 Aug 2012 16:12
All agree that there is huge potential in Africa, but success usually comes only to those who toil for it. A good beginning is to choose which market out of the continent’s 54 countries to start with. As a gateway to East and Central Africa, Kenya stands out from the crowd with strong connectivity and a relatively modern retail sector.
Kenya, with a ...
Project Manager, Business Enabling & Knowledge Management Department, Intertek Testing Services Hong Kong Ltd
25 Apr 2011 09:45
The five year plan has been out for a month, the dust has settled and I imagine the local governments are scrambling to make their own plans that fit in with Beijing’s. The Twelfth Five year plan was anticipated to be transformative. In the guidance documents presented to the CPC n October 2010 there was a request for a dramatic social welfare reform to ...
Director of ColArt Hong Kong Limited, and Chairman of Trade & Industry Department (HKSAR) Customer Liaison Group for SMEs
15 Mar 2011 11:09
Trying to resolve the complaints from general public after making the 2011-12 Budget, the Financial Secretary announced to grant all holders of Hong Kong permanent identity cards aged 18 or above a sum of HK$6,000, planned to spend a total of HK$36 billion. People going to receive the “extra pocket money” are all very excited while many ...
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