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HKTDC Export Index 2Q19 revises 2019 export growth forecast to 2%
Jun 10, 2019 18:00 JST
In view of the threat posed by prolonged trade disruption and slowing growth in some of the world's major economies, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) made a downward revision to its forecast for Hong Kong's export performance in 2019, from 5% to 2%.
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New Chairman of Hong Kong Trade Development Council Peter K N Lam Meets with Management Team
Jun 03, 2019 18:00 JST
Dr Peter K N Lam, who took up the chairmanship of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on 1 June, met with his management team today to discuss the organisation's future development and direction.
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Experts highlight start-up opportunities in Greater Bay Area
May 29, 2019 17:00 JST
Many young Hong Kong entrepreneurs looking for new opportunities and a broader development space have been encouraged by the raft of start-up support policies initiated since the unveiling of the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).
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Start-ups share tips on funding and business development
May 28, 2019 15:00 JST
Hong Kong's burgeoning start-up ecosystem is helping countless entrepreneurs realise their dreams. Under the theme of "The Start-up Living Lab", the 11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day) invited several notable speakers to share insights into establishing a business at the event's plenary session on 16 May.
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Three HKTDC Initiatives Boost Local Start-up Ecosystem
May 21, 2019 15:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) ran three initiatives in May as part of its annual event, "International Start-up Week", with the aim of cultivating a vibrant start-up ecosystem in Hong Kong.
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Three HKTDC initiatives boost local start-up ecosystem
May 21, 2019 15:00 JST

Local biotech start-ups begin to target mass market
May 17, 2019 17:00 JST
This was the focus of a seminar titled "Biomedical Technologies that are Changing Healthcare", which took place on 14 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) as part of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair.
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HKTDC Medical and Healthcare Fair finishes three-day run
May 16, 2019 20:00 JST
The 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), finished its three-day run (14 to 16 May) today.
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11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day opens today
May 16, 2019 19:00 JST
The 11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day opens tomorrow
May 15, 2019 19:00 JST
The 11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opens tomorrow and runs for two days (16 and 17 May) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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10th HKTDC Medical and Healthcare Fair opens today
May 14, 2019 18:30 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), the 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair ("Medical Fair") started its three-day run (14 to 16 May) today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year's fair features 285 exhibitors from eight countries and regions.
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Top Hong Kong films to be screened in Cannes
May 14, 2019 11:00 JST
France's premier movie market, Marche du Film, opens today (14 May) and continues through 23 May as part of the concurrent 72nd Festival de Cannes (Cannes Film Festival).
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HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair opens next Tuesday
May 09, 2019 18:00 JST
An ageing global population and a general increase in health awareness are boosting demand for medical and healthcare equipment. At a press conference today, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) previewed the highlights of the 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair ("Medical Fair") and showcased some of the products that are driving the development of this fast-growing sector.
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11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day opens next Thursday
May 08, 2019 17:00 JST
The 11th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) next week.
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Seven HKTDC fairs in April attract 236,000-plus buyers
May 07, 2019 17:00 JST
More than 12,300 exhibitors gathered in Hong Kong for the seven trade fairs organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in April, with over 9,500 coming from Mainland China and overseas.
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How big data can grow your business and build loyalty
May 03, 2019 16:00 JST
A seminar on how to use big data to build brands and increase profitability was held as part of the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, presented by Dr Royce Yuen, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of MaLogic Holdings, a marketing technology (martech) company offering innovative business solutions by integrating brand strategies, research insights and big data analytics.
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HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts Fair and Printing Fair attract 67,000 buyers, up 4%
Apr 30, 2019 20:00 JST
The 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair and the 14th Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair both concluded today.
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World's largest Gifts & Premium Fair opens today
Apr 27, 2019 19:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair opens today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and runs until Tuesday (30 April).
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Seminar reveals latest trends in houseware design
Apr 24, 2019 15:00 JST
The concept of wellness will increasingly be incorporated into houseware and home designs, a leading trend analyst from WGSN, the global authority in the consumer market analytics, told the audience at a seminar on 20 April (Saturday). The talk was organised as part of the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
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HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and Home Textiles Fair draw close to 47,000 buyers
Apr 23, 2019 20:00 JST
The 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close today.
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HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and Home Textiles Fair open today
Apr 20, 2019 19:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair opened today and will run for four days (20 to 23 April) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Innovative Transition to New Age of Computing
Apr 18, 2019 17:00 JST
Leading technology experts came together on the first day of the HKTDC International ICT Expo on 13 April to discuss how advances in computing technologies have helped to make airports, businesses and governments smarter, more efficient and more cost-effective.
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Over 100,000 buyers visit HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair and ICT Expo
Apr 16, 2019 20:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 16th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and HKTDC International ICT Expo both drew to a successful conclusion today (16 April).
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How technology is disrupting four areas of everyday life
Apr 15, 2019 16:00 JST
The term "technology" has a broad meaning and can be hard to clearly define when it comes to understanding how it directly affects the public at large. But affect us it does, and will continue to do so in immeasurable ways as our world becomes increasingly intertwined with innovations and advancements that would have been inconceivable just a decade ago.
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Asia's largest Spring Electronics Fair and ICT Expo open today
Apr 13, 2019 18:00 JST
The 16th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the HKTDC International ICT Expo, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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11th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) welcomes 21,000 buyers
Apr 09, 2019 19:30 JST
The 11th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), came to a successful conclusion today.
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Forum examines industry trends in smart lighting
Apr 08, 2019 19:30 JST
Lighting industry innovators discussed the recent history, latest innovations, and present and future trends in the global smart lighting market in the Innovation in Smart Lighting Forum on the first day of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) on Saturday (6 April).
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Hong Kong Spring Lighting Fair Opens, Smart Items in Focus
Apr 06, 2019 17:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the 11th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Lighting Fair) opened today and continues through 9 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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Panama and HKTDC eye closer Panama-Hong Kong ties
Apr 04, 2019 11:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organised a networking luncheon yesterday (3 April) in honour of Panama President Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez, who was visiting with a high-level official delegation to promote trade and investment with Hong Kong.
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