Service Industries - Highlight
26 Aug 2016
“Going Out” to Capture Belt and Road Opportunities (Expert Opinion 7): Cold-chain Logistics Enhances Value of Imports
Chinese companies actively “go out” to look for supply sources of quality agricultural produce and fresh foods for processing or local sales on the mainland. As Hong Kong players have extensive international management experience, they can help mainland enterprises bring in all types of fresh and frozen products from overseas and countries along the Belt and Road route to meet the increasingly stringent requirements of mainland consumers.
In an interview with HKTDC, Phoneix Wan, a co-founder of CompBrother, shares his views on Hong Kong’s e-commerce development. He sees O2O as another rising trend, after group buying. However, he thinks the e-commerce arena is so competitive that only the fittest can survive, and that operating an e-commerce business requires close attention to detail.
“Going Out” to Capture Belt and Road Opportunities (Expert Opinion 5): A Co-investment Example of Going Global
Chinese mainland enterprises are increasingly looking to make direct investment overseas. Through cooperation with co-investors, mainland enterprises could not only enjoy the benefits of risk sharing among the investment partners, but also be furnished with additional synergy that could help them move beyond their business constraints, thereby reaching new business frontiers through capitalising on the strengths of their co-investment partners.