Economists' Pick - Highlight
20 Sept 2017
Printers and copiers are essential equipment for homes as well as offices. Green printing is becoming the underlying trend in the mainland printer market as people have growing awareness of environmental issues. Alice Liu, Account Manager of Fuji Xerox (China) points out that the green concept will be a new trend. In addition to the cost factor, more and more enterprises are now aware of their corporate responsibility.
Some US$210 billion a year will be needed for infrastructure development in ASEAN from 2016 to 2030. Hong Kong and its infrastructure and real estate services companies are well-positioned to participate in the ASEAN infrastructure market. This is because in view of the huge investment needs, the private sector and foreign investment are expected to play a greater role in bridging the funding gap and bringing in the expertise for building the projects.
For exhibitors at this year's Home & Gift Buyers' Festival, one of the UK's leading events in the gift and premiums sector, it was business as usual on the homefront, although many were clearly rethinking their overseas-sales strategy.