Malaysia

Belt and Road: Hong Kong-Malaysia partnerships

Hong Kong companies are building numerous partnerships with Malaysian counterparts for Belt and Road Initiative opportunities, such as in the film industry, says HKTDC Malaysia Director Hoh Jee Eng. There have also been massive Chinese mainland capital injections into Malaysia’s logistics and maritime infrastructure under the Initiative, she says, such as in the Malacca Gateway Port. 

Speaker:
Hoh Jee Eng, Director, Malaysia, HKTDC

Related Links:

Hong Kong Trade Development Council
http://www.hktdc.com

Movie collaboration on the Belt and Road

The Netflix epic Marco Polo about the Silk Routes reflected Malaysia’s 500 years of history related to the Belt and Road Initiative, said Rezal Rahman of Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios at FILMART 2017. Iranian producer and actor Alireza Shaja-Nuri and Singapore producer Lim Teck spoke of developing collaborations tapping Hong Kong talent while Norman Abdul Halim of Malaysia’s KRU Studios said Hong Kong’s “connector role” would help access larger movie markets.

Belt and Road Summit 2017: Hong Kong connection for e-commerce

Thai e-commerce solution provider TARAD.com is aiming to expand its overseas business along the Belt and Road Initiative through Hong Kong says CEO Pawoot Pongvitayapanu. He says Hong Kong is a key gateway for Thai and other ASEAN companies. The Summit has stimulated understanding of infrastructure to come along the Initiative.

Speaker:
Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, CEO, TARAD.com

Related Links:
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
http://www.hktdc.com

Belt and Road Summit 2017: Hong Kong centre for data exchange

Hong Kong is well positioned as a centre for “Big Data” analytics, said Ivan Teh, CEO and Managing Director of Malaysian-based Fusionex. Hong Kong’s position as a gateway to China and synergies with ASEAN countries made it an excellent place for digital data exchange on the Belt and Road. Mr Teh said the Summit’s good turnout and speeches provided a platform for delivering the vision of the Initiative. 

Speaker:
Dato’ Seri Ivan Teh, CEO & Managing Director, Fusionex