The Internet of Things sector is expanding rapidly in the YRD. This is related to a demand for systems and equipment that has been spurred by the building of smart cities. HK players well-versed in international technical standards and the user interface can effectively advance the introduction of foreign IoT technologies, while exploring opportunities related to the demand for urban management systems and smart homes.
Their fusion of fashion and technology has seen smart glasses taking point in reshaping the optical industry, with Asia's many early adopters only too keen to sample the latest models and innovations at the recent Hong Kong Optical Fair.
New Food Labelling Provisions Begin Applying EU-wide, Introducing Novel Provisions Concerning Information for Consumers
On 13 December 2014, EU Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of information to consumers, via food labelling, had to be implemented by all Member States’ competent authorities uniformly throughout the European Union. The Regulation was published on 22 November 2011 in the Official Journal, with a more than two years’ grace period, to allow food suppliers, including importers, to adapt to the new provisions.