HKTDC

15th Asian Financial Forum attracts 63,000+ views

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 10:00am

As of 11 January, the AFF virtual platform had seen more than 63,000 views from 80 countries and regions.

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  • As of 11 January, the AFF virtual platform had seen more than 63,000 views from 80 countries and regions.
  • Jean-Claude Trichet, Former President, European Central Bank, offered his views on how the financial industry, regulators and policymakers should step up their concerted efforts in addressing key issues related to monetary stability in times of uncertainty.
  • Delivering his remarks on the second morning of AFF 2022, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR, noted the tremendous opportunities for Hong Kong's financial market created by Mainland China's continued development.
  • PwC and the HKTDC jointly presented a pulse survey, "ESG Investing: Challenges and Opportunities for Hong Kong", during AFF 2022.

HKTDC appoints new Deputy Executive Director

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022 - 3:00am

HONG KONG, Jan 4, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has appointed Ms Sophia Chong as Deputy Executive Director overseeing international trade fairs and digital business for the Council.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 4, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has appointed Ms Sophia Chong as Deputy Executive Director overseeing international trade fairs and digital business for the Council.
  • "Sophia is an industry veteran whose drive, commitment and talent have contributed to Hong Kong's role as a global leader in international trade fairs and conferences," said Ms Margaret Fong, Executive Director, HKTDC.
  • Ms Chong has been promoted from the position of Assistant Executive Director, in which she was responsible for supervising some 30 annual HKTDC exhibitions, a number of which are the largest marketplaces of their kind in Asia or the world.
  • Biography of HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Sophia Chong: https://bit.ly/31lXca8
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online concludes, attracting some 9,500 buyers

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Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:00am

HONG KONG, Dec 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online came to a successful conclusion on 10 December.

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  • HONG KONG, Dec 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online came to a successful conclusion on 10 December.
  • The HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online came to a successful close on 10 December.
  • Buyer networking sessions were held during the physical show, attracting buyers and suppliers to attend and engage in on-site business discussions.
  • The playbacks of seminars and other events at the Lifestyle Sourcing Show can be viewed online at the fair website and the Click2Match platform.

HKTDC: Three online expos and forum conclude successfully

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 8:00am

HONG KONG, Dec 7, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organised three expos and a forum through online streaming platforms last week.

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  • HONG KONG, Dec 7, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organised three expos and a forum through online streaming platforms last week.
  • The forum served as a platform for interaction that connected guest professionals and business leaders with the audience.
  • The overall development of online shopping might be marginally affected when the pandemic is over.
  • However, it is an irreversible trend for people to rely on online shopping to fulfil their daily needs.

GBA companies eyeing ASEAN opportunities

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Monday, November 29, 2021 - 8:00am

The GBA companies surveyed said ASEAN countries' cost-effectiveness, abundant resources and huge markets are the key pull factors.

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  • The GBA companies surveyed said ASEAN countries' cost-effectiveness, abundant resources and huge markets are the key pull factors.
  • For their overseas expansion into ASEAN countries, GBA companies look to Hong Kong to provide more comprehensive information, services and support (40.9 per cent).
  • Mrs Ip said, "As an international financial centre with a strategic location within the GBA, Hong Kong can further enhance its role as an essential bridge for GBA companies when they expand into ASEAN countries.
  • UOB's dedicated Greater Bay Area team in Hong Kong also plays our part in helping GBA companies understand and appreciate the diversity of the ASEAN markets to capture more regional business opportunities."

HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show opens on 1 December

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Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:31am

With global sourcing become increasingly digitalised in the wake of the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is staging the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model and overcome challenges resulting from the current business environment.

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  • With global sourcing become increasingly digitalised in the wake of the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is staging the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model and overcome challenges resulting from the current business environment.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211128005240/en/
    HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show (Photo: Business Wire)
    With the theme Sourcing in Style, the show will gather more than 580 exhibitors from nine countries and regions, showcasing the latest toys, baby products, gifts and premium, houseware, optical products and wine & spirits.
  • The physical edition of the Lifestyle Sourcing Show at the HKCEC will display a range of consumer and lifestyle goods and solutions in a showcase format.
  • There are more seminars and webinars on e-commerce strategies, and topics in relation to the toy and optical industries.

SinoMab Was Invited to Attend the Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health

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Friday, November 26, 2021 - 9:26am

With the theme of "Shaping a Resilient and Sustainable Future", the Inaugural ASGH was held at the Convention Hall of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and synchronized online.

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  • With the theme of "Shaping a Resilient and Sustainable Future", the Inaugural ASGH was held at the Convention Hall of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and synchronized online.
  • Doing innovative research in Hong Kong enjoys advantages such as legal protection and patenting system, which will facilitate the companies to get licensed with other collaborators.
  • Dr. Shui On LEUNG said, "It is a great honour to attend the Inaugural ASGH on behalf of the Company.
  • SinoMab BioScience Limited (stock code: 3681.HK) is dedicated to the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of therapeutics for the treatment of immunological diseases.

Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health held 24 November in hybrid format in Hong Kong

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 11:49am

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation. Running on the theme "Shaping a Resilient and Sustainable Future", the summit aims at building an international investment and business exchange platform to promote dialogue and collaboration between the biotech, medical and healthcare sectors in Hong Kong, Mainland China and across the globe, and to explore investment opportunities. The summit will also highlight Hong Kong's advantages as a scientific research and business platform for the medical and healthcare sectors.

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  • HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation.
  • More than 70 speakers from around the world, including senior government officials, investors, influential business leaders, financial and professional service providers, as well as renowned academics from related sectors, will participate in the event online or in person.
  • Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, Dr Peter K N Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, and Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO), will address the Opening Session.
  • This will help industry participants to explore business opportunities and options in sustainable development.

Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health held 24 November in hybrid format in Hong Kong

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 11:06am

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation.

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  • HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation.
  • More than 70 speakers from around the world, including senior government officials, investors, influential business leaders, financial and professional service providers, as well as renowned academics from related sectors, will participate in the event online or in person.
  • Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, Dr Peter K N Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, and Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO), will address the Opening Session.
  • This will help industry participants to explore business opportunities and options in sustainable development.

HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show opens next Wednesday

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 8:00am

The HKTDC is staging the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats that will showcase the latest toys, baby products, gifts and premium, houseware, optical products and wines.

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  • The HKTDC is staging the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats that will showcase the latest toys, baby products, gifts and premium, houseware, optical products and wines.
  • The physical edition of the Lifestyle Sourcing Show at the HKCEC will display a range of consumer and lifestyle goods and solutions in a showcase format.
  • The HKTDC debuted its online-and-physical sourcing model at the International Sourcing Show from March to July this year.
  • The Lifestyle Sourcing Show will highlight a broad range of quality lifestyle products and solutions under four themes.