Service Industries - Highlight
China continued to be the world’s third-largest source of FDI for the fourth consecutive year in 2015, as Chinese enterprises are going out to look for resources to boost their competitiveness, and to tap business opportunities in Belt and Road markets, especially the Southeast Asia. Such enterprises are most interested in going to Hong Kong to seek professional services and business partners to support their outbound investment activities, as revealed by a recent HKTDC survey.
Sharing comparable standards of healthcare services and similar tax-based healthcare systems, the Nordic region and Hong Kong can be good partners in many areas, including preventive, curative and elderly care services as well as in revolutionary health-tech and the growing need to re-structure health service delivery. Moreover, building on its solid foundation in medical research and education, Hong Kong can be a research and development partner with Nordic countries in cutting-edge medicine.