ESS finished and layoff coming

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Under the Anti-epidemic Fund of the HKSAR Government, the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) had two phrases, June to August and September to November this year. Companies accepting the ESS subsidy cannot cut jobs during the period. Therefore some enterprises such as Cathay Pacific didn’t apply for the second phrase. The ESS completed on 30th Nov … Read more

Webinar: e-Commerce in Malaysia

An early research by the HKTDC discovered that the consumers in Kuala Lumpur have accepted e-Commerce more and more. Many retailers which target on Malaysian consumers have joined local popular e-Commerce platform such as Lazada (the largest e-Commerce platform in Southeast Asia) and Shopee etc. The ASEAN economies grow fast in recent years with young … Read more

T-box webinar: BUD Fund

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The local and global economy suffered from the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to assist local SMEs, the Hong Kong Government enhanced the BUD Fund further. The BUD Fund subsidizes Hong Kong eligible companies to expand in mainland and FTA markets (includes ASEAN), upgrade, transform and brand. The Mainland Programme and the FTA Programme (formerly known … Read more

Webinar: E-Commerce in Indonesia

E-Commerce evolves rapidly in recent years, and global online commerce demand increases immensely due to COVID-19 pandemic. Indonesia is one of the fastest growing online economy. The country is abundant of natural resource, labour export for years. As well as good policy and information technology advancement, the new economy moves fast. The SUCCESS of the … Read more

Webinar: Intellectual Property Registration

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One of the core of the BUD Fund is brand development. In order to protect the brand, we have to manage the intellectual property (IP) properly. The SUCCESS of the Trade Industry Department arranges the online seminar to discuss about intellectual property registration. It includes the difference between trademark, copyright and patent, also the intellectual … Read more

Commentary: US election influence to HK economy

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Up to now (8/11/2020), the US presidential election doesn’t have a final projection yet. Democrat candidate Joe Biden won most of the swing states and more than 270 electoral votes. Republican candidate Donald Trump (the present president) doesn’t agree to lose and about to appeal to the Supreme Court. It is likely that another case … Read more

Webinar: BUD Fund and ReTAAS

As COVID-19 epidemic slowed down in Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia, it is time for Hong Kong companies to plan the business expansion. The BUD Fund is implemented by the Hong Kong Productivity Council. Under the Fund, the Mainland Programme and the FTA Programme (formerly known as ASEAN Programme) provide a one-to-one subsidy up … Read more

Webinar: E-commerce opportunity in the GBA

E-commerce in the Guangdong-Macau-Hong Kong Greater Bay Area (GBA) grows rapidly. There are plenty of platforms such as Taobao, Tmall, JD, Little Red Book and TikTok etc. The SUCCESS of Trade and Industry Department (TID) organizes the webinar “Exploring E-Commerce opportunities in the Greater Bay Area” and invites specialists in the industry to share latest … Read more

BUD case study: from material supply to brand

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I had a gathering with an old client and talked about business. My friend is a gemstone businessman, his major business is jewelry design and material supply. He has been in the industry for more than 3 decades, witnessed the open policy of China and global economic change. Gemstone supply is a steadily periodic industry … 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

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