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Licensing Show and Conference draw to a close
Jan 20, 2021 12:00 JST
The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show (HKILS), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close last Friday.
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14th Asian Financial Forum opens today
Jan 18, 2021 19:00 JST
Co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) opened today on a virtual platform.
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FASHIONALLY and ITC STORE launch new collaboration
Jan 14, 2021 17:00 JST
FASHIONALLY.com, a non-profit local fashion platform pioneered by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), has launched a debut collaboration with the ITC STORE of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
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14th Asian Financial Forum held online next week
Jan 13, 2021 18:00 JST
The 14th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) will be held as an online event on 18 and 19 January (Monday and Tuesday). Under the theme "Reshaping the World Economic Landscape", the forum will run round the clock across different time zones, examining the current economic landscape and exploring global business opportunities with more than 160 influential policymakers, financial experts, investors, business leaders and economists.
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Licensing Show and Conference held online next week
Jan 08, 2021 19:00 JST
In light of the continuing global pandemic, the 19th HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show (HKILS) and 10th Asian Licensing Conference (ALC), both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will run as online events from 11 to 15 January 2021.
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Updates to HKTDC event arrangements in first half of 2021
Dec 22, 2020 18:00 JST
With the pandemic continuing unabated and international travel still greatly affected, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will reconfigure its industry trade fairs and conferences in the first half of 2021 as part of its ongoing efforts to find ways to help Hong Kong companies continue doing business during the pandemic.
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Nobel Laureate to speak at Asian Financial Forum
Dec 17, 2020 17:00 JST
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 14th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) will be held virtually on 18 and 19 January 2021. Under the theme "Reshaping the World Economic Landscape", the forum will examine the challenges at hand and strategise the road to recovery and beyond with more than 150 influential global financial experts, policymakers, business leaders, economists, investors and entrepreneurs.
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Asian E-Tailing Summit closes
Dec 14, 2020 21:00 JST
The fourth Asian E-tailing Summit (AES), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development (HKTDC), ran successfully online from 9 to 11 December, featuring more than 40 business professionals from e-tailing service giants, online retail platforms and brand representatives.
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Asian E-tailing Summit opens
Dec 09, 2020 18:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the fourth Asian E-tailing Summit (AES) opened today and runs until Friday (11 December), featuring more than 40 business professionals from e-tailing service giants, online retail platforms and brand representatives.
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HKTDC Export Index 4Q20: Hong Kong exports expected to grow 5% in 2021
Dec 09, 2020 18:00 JST
The HKTDC Export Index, published by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), increased further in the fourth quarter of 2020.
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Business of IP Asia Forum closes
Dec 08, 2020 18:00 JST
The 10th Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum), jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Design Centre, was successfully held online on 3 and 4 December.
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Trendy Lifestyle Products take their Cue from Big Data
Dec 07, 2020 19:00 JST
Twenty-two webinars held recently as part of Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) brought leaders from various industries together to share the latest market intelligence on lifestyle trends that can help companies develop new business opportunities.
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Business of IP Asia Forum opens today
Dec 03, 2020 18:00 JST
Addressing the importance of open innovation (an innovation management model that promotes collaboration with external parties) and collaboration in corporate development in times of change, the 10th Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum) opened today and runs online until 4 December.
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SmartBiz Expo and Franchising Show open today
Dec 02, 2020 19:00 JST
In light of the continuing global pandemic, the fourth HKTDC SmartBiz Expo and the sixth HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), are being held online from 2 to 4 December, with official websites to introduce the two events.
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Fifth Belt and Road Summit draws to successful close
Dec 01, 2020 21:00 JST
The fifth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close today.
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Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE attracts 27,000 buyers
Dec 01, 2020 20:00 JST
The HKTDC Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) exhibition, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close on 27 November.
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Fifth Belt and Road Summit opens today
Nov 30, 2020 19:00 JST
The fifth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today.
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DesignInspire ONLINE to open next Thursday
Nov 26, 2020 19:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), DesignInspire ONLINE will be held from 3 to 9 December, showcasing global designs from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Japan, Korea and Australia to both trade and public visitors.
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Hong Kong Trade Development Council welcomes economic support measures in 2020 Policy Address
Nov 25, 2020 17:00 JST
Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Dr Peter KN Lam welcomed the economic support measures to help Hong Kong's small-and-medium sized enterprises (SME), unveiled in the Chief Executive's Policy Address today.
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Eco Asia Conference highlights green opportunities
Nov 24, 2020 18:00 JST
The increased use of disposables such as face masks and plastic lunch boxes during the pandemic has helped to highlight the importance of environmental protection. Environmental issues were to the fore at the Eco Asia Conference, powered by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and one of the key events held as part of Eco Expo Asia 2020.
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Hong Kong Book Fair rescheduled to July 2021
Nov 23, 2020 21:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) announced earlier that the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, including the HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo, had been rescheduled to run from 16 to 22 December 2020 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKTDC has since been monitoring the pandemic situation closely while maintaining close contact with the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) and the industry.
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Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference closes
Nov 23, 2020 18:00 JST
The 10th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded its live programme on 18 November. More than 60 leaders from the logistics, maritime and aviation sectors around the world shared their insights in 35 topical sessions at the event.
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HKTDC to Host Five Major Annual Events in Early December
Nov 19, 2020 02:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is staging five industry-leading events online in early December, namely the HKTDC SmartBiz Expo, HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show, Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum), DesignInspire and Asian E-tailing Summit.
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Hong Kong Firms Maximise Digital Opportunities to Go Global
Nov 18, 2020 17:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association (HKETA), the Symposium on Innovation & Technology 2020 invited experts from various sectors to offer insights into the latest developments, covering topics such as future technology trends, artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and cloud applications, the "new normal" for businesses and the latest developments in pharmaceutical technology.
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Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference opens
Nov 17, 2020 19:00 JST
The 10th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), an annual signature event for the industries jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today, running online for the first time in light of the pandemic. More than 60 experts and leaders from the logistics, maritime and aviation industries will share their insights at the two-day programme.
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HKTDC continues to review Book Fair holding conditions
Nov 16, 2020 23:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) announced earlier that the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, including the HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo, had been rescheduled to run from 16 to 22 December 2020 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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AI business matching at Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE
Nov 15, 2020 15:30 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is running Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) from 16 to 27 November, featuring the latest products from different industries including electronics, houseware, lighting, outdoor lighting, eco tech, gifts and premiums, toys, baby products, stationery, optical and watches and clocks.
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HKTDC initiatives enhance digital experience for SMEs
Nov 12, 2020 18:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has upgraded its hktdc.com Sourcing platform in the run-up to the HKTDC Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE virtual exhibition, helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) capture global business opportunities and adapt to digital sourcing models in the post-pandemic new normal.
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Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference Goes Online
Oct 28, 2020 17:00 JST
In light of the global pandemic, the 10th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), an annual signature event for the industries jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), is being held online for the first time.
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