Service Industries - Highlight
30 Nov 2016
In an interview with HKTDC, Daniel Chan, a co-founder of AsiaPac, discussed the advantage of Hong Kong being a digital marketing platform for Chinese mainland and overseas companies. However, the ability to localise is paramount if service providers in Hong Kong are going to succeed, especially in the mainland market where cultural and language gaps exist, even in Chinese-speaking areas.
Chinese Enterprises Capturing Belt and Road Opportunities via Hong Kong: Findings of Surveys in South China
While China continues to promote the Belt and Road initiative, Hong Kong has been regarded as the major service platform outside the mainland for tapping such opportunities. According to HKTDC surveys, mainland enterprises intended to sell more to Belt and Road, especially the Southeast Asian market, while some expressed an interest in going to Belt and Road countries to set up production facilities or to source various products and materials.
Concerned that its sphere of influence – and domestic audience – is dwindling, the Japanese film industry is actively seeking joint productions and new markets, backed by government incentives and young, outward-looking directors.