Hong Kong’s licensing business environment, including its excellent IPR protection, along with the expertise and quality of its licensing companies, and cordial business relations with the Chinese mainland, Southeast Asia and global licensors, have long seen the city established as a licensing hub in Asia. At the same time, it also provides ample business opportunities for overseas licensing firms to access the vibrant Asian market.
Fujian province is located along the coast of southeast China opposite Taiwan. In addition to being an important gateway for Fujian-Taiwan trade, the province is also a leading cargo port in China. Between 2009 and 2013, the average annual growth of container throughput in Xiamen port was 14.4%, ranking second among all major coastal ports in the country.
With Asia now accounting for some 50% of the world's mobile subscriptions, the region has become the global focus for the continuing growth of the sector, according to many attendees and exhibitors at this year's CommunicAsia event.
Although China’s electronics production ranks first in the world, mainland electronics players continue to seek collaboration with foreign partners and search for latest technology via Hong Kong’s technology marketplace, whose legal system and intellectual property protection have gained the confidence of mainland and overseas enterprises.