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April 24, 2018

SEOUL – In a research note on Korea’s corporate leaders, the French banking group, Natixis, nominates one of the key reasons -  in addition to persistently high spending on R&D - is their flexibility in reorganising the supply chain to offshore production to reduce costs and expand access to faster-growing markets.

April 19, 2018

BEIJING – China’s State newsagency, Xinhua, has on refuted a U.S. research group report on the Belt and Road Initiative, reiterating that the initiative aims to achieve win-win economic co-operation.

April 18, 2018

HONG KONG - Notwithstanding a deceleration of exports across the region and escalated geopolitical tensions, growth should be resilient in Asia, if not stronger for some countries, Natixis says in an updated economic outlook.

April 17, 2018

WASHINGTON - India has been added to the Monitoring List in the US Treasury’s April semi-annual report to Congress, joining China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, and Switzerland. No economy has been labelled a currency manipulator in the latest report.


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World’s largest Gift Fair opens in Hong Kong April 27

April 27, 2018

HONG KONG - The world’s largest gift fair, the 33rd HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, will open on Friday April 27 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
The fair will welcome 4,360 exhibitors from 35 countries and regions, showcasing a wide range of the latest products..
Jointly organised by the HKTDC and CIEC Exhibition Co (HK) Ltd, the 13th Printing & Packaging Fair will be held concurrently at the AsiaWorld-Expo.


Thailand offering opportunity in higher education, SMART farming, biotechnology

May 21, 2018 to May 25, 2018

The Thailand Board of Investment will host seminars in Brisbane (May 21-23) and Sydney (May 23-25) detailing opportunities in Thailand for export of higher education services and transfer of higher technology, including SMART farming in the agriculture sector.

The Thai Government is fostering collaboration between Thai and foreign higher education institutions, which can now establish learning facilities along the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and qualify for assistance under investment promotion laws.

Belt and Road International Food Expo – Hong Kong

June 27, 2018 to June 29, 2018

HONG KONG is to host the First Belt and Road International Food Expo (BRIFE 2018) at AsiaWorldExpo from June 27- 29 to facilitate trade and provide an international platform for buyers, sellers and service providers of food industry to explore opportunities.

Five halls of separate specialised sectors will offer new opportunities and ideas in procurement, business matching and professional business solutions from 73 Belt and Road countries and regions.