EMF cover 50% cost of new HKTDC sourcing

HKTDC sourcing

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) ‘s mechanizing platform “HKTDC Sourcing” will launch new interface and function next month. There are more than 2 million registered buyers and 100 thousand suppliers on the platform, connecting more than 20 million businesses annually. You can apply for government fund subsidy to use the HKTDC sourcing platform. … Read more

Webinar: Manufacturing and Business Opportunity in Cambodia

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Cambodia is at the centre of Southeast Asia. Several Special Economic Zones (SEZ) have been established and her economy is blooming in recent years. It is a hot spot for Hong Kong manufacturing business. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organizes the webinar “Business and Manufacturing Opportunities in Cambodia” and invites Mr Sin Siya, … Read more

Webinar: ReTAAS intro

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The Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme for Manpower Demand Management (ReTAAS) is a government fund that helps retailers to use manpower management technology and enhance productivity. All non-listed retailers are eligible to apply for the ReTAAS. ReTAAS sponsors 50% of the project cost with cumulative maximum $50,000. (Maximum number of application is two) The followings … Read more

Webinar: Competition Ordinance

Information technology industry is full of competition, for example, compete for Technology Voucher Programme project. Therefore the Competition Commission organizes a webinar about the Competition Ordinance for the IT sector. It will introduce the content of the Ordinance, Do’s and Don’ts under the Ordinance and some competition cases etc. IT suppliers should understand the Ordinance … Read more

BUD Fund grant $260m in 1st half of 2020

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The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) released the latest figures of “Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales” (BUD Fund) in a press release. Due to the US-China conflict, the Chief Innovation Officer Dr Lawrence Cheung reflected that a lot of manufacturers moved their factories from mainland China to Southeast Asia (ASEAN members) and … Read more

TVP consultant: think carefully for application

TVP trap

Recently BizMagnet TVP consultant received a case that a SME incited by a TVP supplier to use the TVP agent service. It was again a conspiracy of bid rigging. As the deal is under the table, the SME now has a tiger by the tail. The TVP IT supplier demands additional charge, while the SME … Read more

Hong Kong is no longer a business-friendly place

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George Leung Siu-kay, the CEO of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC), expressed in “Letter to Hong Kong“, a RTHK programme, that Hong Kong is no longer a business-friendly place. The social gathering ban has frozen small businesses. Though subsidy and compensation is helpful, the most important is to control the virus spread. … Read more

Big data social media marketing with BUD Fund

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If things go right, China will be in post-pandemic time and online marketing will be more important than ever. Chinese rely heavily on social media, such as early day Weibo(微博), Wechat(微信) and nowadays Little Red Book(小紅書), TikTok(抖音) and Kwai(快手) etc. The Research Department of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) posted an interview on 15th … Read more

Webinar – China new retail (Search, eCommerce, O2O)

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The HKPC academy new retail seminar series introduces “Mainland China new retail”. The talk will cover Baidu search, Tmall e-Commerce and China O2O development. If you plan to explore the online business opportunity in China, you should know BUD Fund Mainland Programme. The programme supports Hong Kong companies to brand, upgrade, transform and expand domestic … Read more

CUHK Entrepreneur Day 2020 – Online for the first time

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Since 2015, the CUHK Alumni Torch Fund has held the event “CUHK Entrepreneur Day” annually to cultivate innovation and entrepreneurship. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the event moved online for the first time. The innovation of CUHK members will be displayed with virtual interactive exhibition technology. The Chinese University of Hong Kong is well-known for its … Read more

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