Structured finance requires securitised transactions and shared corporate risks, and Hong Kong has both the professional talent and international standing to tap these financial instruments said Susie Cheung.
Hong Kong is a great export and import connector and facilitator for Bangladesh said the country’s Consul General at the Asian Financial Forum.
Hong Kong’s FILMART 2018 featured developing technologies revolutionising film and TV. These included VR and AR, presented by acclaimed international, regional and Hong Kong companies, with speakers offering new cultural perspectives for China’s Belt and Road Initiative, including animation and narrative filmmaking.
Hong Kong’s advanced online infrastructure and connectivity enabled new digital assistant service Clare.AI to deploy across the Belt and Road Initiative, said Co-founder Bianca Ho.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is playing a key research role for Belt and Road Initiative opportunities, says HKUST’s Albert Park. Co-presenting a series of market insight seminars, Professor Park says the HKUST’s Business School has a major collaboration with overseas academics while as founding member of the Asian Universities Alliance it is promoting two-way partnerships with Belt and Road countries and opportunities in Hong Kong.
Albert Park, Director, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is leading a five-year study to reduce the effects of landslides, including among China’s Belt and Road countries. HKUST’s Charles Ng says the multi-disciplinary, multinational study includes student participation in developing a world-leading standard of landslide barriers for “export” to many countries.
Diamonds were in focus at the 2018 editions of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the International Jewellery Show. While many exhibitors who specialise in such gems presented their finest individual diamond pieces, others offered the latest technology to ensure quality.
Lee Kee Group – Hong Kong solutions provider for metals anticipates Belt and Road-related growth in Southeast Asia region
As Belt and Road-related business opportunities continue to emerge in Southeast Asia, Lee Kee Group, a Hong Kong-based solutions provider for metals, believes demand for its products and services will continue to grow.
A major driver for the Chinese mainland economy in 2018 will be domestic demand, says Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Properties. Speaking at the January 2018 Asian Financial Forum (AFF), Mr Chan adds that technology will also be a key economic factor for the next 5-7 years. He says the AFF is now a major regional event while the AFF panel he chairs on China opportunities has become an increasingly hot topic.
Ronnie Chan, Chairman, Hang Lung Properties Limited
Asian Financial Forum