Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition winning pieces on display at Jewellery Show

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:00am

In advance of the twin jewellery shows, the results of the 22nd Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition were announced, throwing the spotlight on the creative flair of local jewellery designers.

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  • In advance of the twin jewellery shows, the results of the 22nd Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition were announced, throwing the spotlight on the creative flair of local jewellery designers.
  • Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) yesterday.
  • The winning pieces are now on display at the Jewellery Show (Hall 3E Concourse) to showcase the ingenuity of original Hong Kong designs to jewellery buyers and exhibitors.
  • Jointly organised by the HKTDC, the Hong Kong Jewellers' & Goldsmiths' Association, Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association, Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association and the Diamond Federation of Hong Kong, China, the Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition aims to enhance the design quality of the local jewellery industry, identify talent, and promote Hong Kong's outstanding jewellery collections to local and international buyers.

HKTDC Twin Jewellery Events Open in Hong Kong

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 7:52am

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, opened on 25 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and will run until 29 July.

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  • The HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, opened on 25 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and will run until 29 July.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210725005042/en/
    The HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), take place on 25-29 July 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), helping jewellers capture business opportunities as the pandemic continues.
  • HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Benjamin Chau said: The HKTDC twin jewellery shows provide a one-stop marketing and sourcing platform to showcase the latest and finest jewellery items as well as raw materials, helping Hong Kong to maintain its position as a trading and sourcing hub for this important sector.
  • Hong Kong International Jewellery Show: hkjewelleryshow.hktdc.com
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210725005042/en/

Hong Kong Trade Development Council Chairman Dr Peter KN Lam confident in Hong Kong's business environment

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 11:30am

HONG KONG, July 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) noticed recent discussions on Hong Kong's business environment.

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  • HONG KONG, July 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) noticed recent discussions on Hong Kong's business environment.
  • Dr Peter KN Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, said that most companies operating in Hong Kong remain confident in the city's business landscape.
  • Dr. Lam said, "Based on my interaction with Hong Kong's international business community, they are excited about the vast opportunities arising from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area development, and see Hong Kong as the ideal entry point."
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

More than 830,000 visitors attend 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, July 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, the HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and the debut HKTDC World of Snacks drew to a successful close today.

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  • HONG KONG, July 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, the HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and the debut HKTDC World of Snacks drew to a successful close today.
  • The HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded today.
  • Book Fair marks return of large-scale physical public shows, with more to come
    Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, said: "This year's Hong Kong Book Fair attracted more than 830,000 visitors over its seven-day run.
  • These include the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, which will run from 25 to 29 July, as well as the HKTDC Food Expo, HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair, Beauty & Wellness Expo, HKTDC Home Delights Expo and HKTDC Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair (Special Edition), which will run from 12 to 16 August.

30th HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens today

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Hub for study and job opportunities, 2,600+ vacancies offered

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  • Hub for study and job opportunities, 2,600+ vacancies offered
    HONG KONG, July 15, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 30th edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opened today and runs until 18 July (Sunday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
  • The expo is held concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and HKTDC World of Snacks, all taking place at the HKCEC.
  • Open to the public free of charge, the two major sections at the expo - Education and Careers - provide comprehensive information on education and job opportunities.
  • In her welcoming remarks, Margaret Fong, HKTDC Executive Director, said: "Entering its 30th edition, the Education & Careers Expo is a one-stop platform for students and jobseekers looking to review a broad range of education opportunities and career options.

HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks open to public today

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 10:00am

HONG KONG, July 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), begins today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and closes on 20 July.

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  • HONG KONG, July 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), begins today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and closes on 20 July.
  • Running in tandem with the Book Fair are the HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and debut HKTDC World of Snacks.
  • This year's Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo delivers a full programme that offers numerous sporting and leisure experiences.
  • The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks
    - Hong Kong Book Fair: www.hkbookfair.com/en
    - Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo: www.hkbookfair.com/hksportsleisureexpo/en
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Renowned authors speak at HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 12:00pm

HONG KONG, July 9, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The long-awaited 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair takes place from 14 to 20 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

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  • HONG KONG, July 9, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The long-awaited 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair takes place from 14 to 20 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
  • Other authors in the star-studded line-up include Liang Hong, Shuang Xuetao and Wei Hui from Mainland China and Cheng Pei-kai, Louis Ng, Xu Zidong, Ronald Soong and Zhou Jieru from Hong Kong.
  • Seminar Series information and photo download: https://bit.ly/35WxcRD
    The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks
    - Hong Kong Book Fair: www.hkbookfair.com/en
    - Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo: www.hkbookfair.com/hksportsleisureexpo/en
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.
  • With 50 offices globally, including 13 in Mainland China, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way global investment and business hub.

HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens next week

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 11:00am

The event will run concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks, all taking place at the HKCEC.

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  • The event will run concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks, all taking place at the HKCEC.
  • Speaking at a press conference held today, Sophia Chong, HKTDC Assistant Executive Director, said that the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo will provide a one-stop platform for education, further studies and career opportunities.
  • Open to the public free of charge, the expo provides comprehensive information on education and job opportunities available in Hong Kong and overseas.
  • This year, the Education & Careers Expo features several thematic zones covering further education, continuing studies and job opportunities.

Bay to Bay: Synergies between San Francisco Bay Area and China's Greater Bay Area

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

HONG KONG, June 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - A research report identifying synergies and collaboration opportunities between the San Francisco Bay Area and China's Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) was published and presented at a webinar today by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, based in San Francisco, and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).

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  • HONG KONG, June 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - A research report identifying synergies and collaboration opportunities between the San Francisco Bay Area and China's Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) was published and presented at a webinar today by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, based in San Francisco, and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
  • Entitled "Bay to Bay: China's Greater Bay Area Plan and Its Synergies for US and San Francisco Bay Area Business," the report analyses the trade, investment and policy landscape of the two bay areas, and identifies sectors with potential including climate change, clean energy, healthcare, electric and autonomous vehicles, biomedicine, and fintech.
  • Sean Randolph, the report's principal author and Senior Director at the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, notes that "The GBA and the San Francisco Bay Area are both complex regions and global economic hubs.
  • Hong Kong in particular, as an international crossroads with a dynamic services sector and innovative research, has similarities to San Francisco.

HKTDC Export Index 2Q21: Export confidence rises for fifth consecutive quarter

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10:00am

Meanwhile, the HKTDC's Export Index survey showed that local exporters continue to have concerns.

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  • Meanwhile, the HKTDC's Export Index survey showed that local exporters continue to have concerns.
  • The HKTDC conducts the Export Index survey every quarter, interviewing 500 local exporters from six major industries including machinery, electronics, jewellery, watches and clocks, toys and clothing, to gauge business confidence in near-term export prospects.
  • HKTDC Assistant Principal Economist (Greater China) Alice Tsang said: "The Export Index rose by 9.7 points to 48.7 in the second quarter.
  • - HKTDC Export Index 2Q21: Exporter Confidence Rises for Fifth Successive Quarter https://bit.ly/2SBCizE
    - 2021 Mid-Year Export Review: Strong Recovery but Uneven Outlook https://bit.ly/3vvRpbf
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.