As a strategic gateway to Southern China situated at the heart of Asia, Hong Kong provides the ideal import/export platform for Canadian logistics and distribution companies. The state-of-the-art infrastructure and superior connectivity of Hong Kong have enabled Canadian companies along the global supply chain to make the most of the opportunities on offer.
Cities in the YRD are increasingly looking for green solutions to tackle emissions and pollution challenges. Coupled with the new Environmental Protection Law which took effect in 2015 and the liberalisation measures under the CEPA, This is a huge boon to Hong Kong businesses seeking to enter the environmental protection services market in the YRD, a sector only being bolstered as China pushes ahead with its urbanisation efforts.
The Zhujiang-Xijiang Economic Belt Development Plan has elevated to a national strategic level initiative. An increased number of labour-intensive facilities will be encouraged to expand their factories and production lines in Guangxi, advancing the region’s industrial development. Companies may use the Xijiang Golden Waterway for shipping goods between Guangxi and Guangdong to reduce their transportation costs.
Opportunities and optimism cited as key aspects of Turkey's burgeoning shipping sector, although many acknowledge that mainland support and know-how may be key to allowing the under-resourced industry to reach its full potential.