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  • Aug 1, 2014
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American International Toy Fair

Buyers spoilt for choice at truly global fairs

Christmas has passed but do not think that it is time to put away the toys. Companies from around the globe will showcase their wares at this year's HKTDC Toys & Games Fair and the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair.

Monday, 5 January, 2009, 12:00am

Rescue operation theme set to be hot favourite

One of the winning trends at this year's toy fair is related to the biggest news story of the year. What is it? Nothing short of the rescue theme.

8 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Toy-makers demand change to 'crazy' laws

Toy manufacturers last night demanded changes to 'crazy' copyright laws they said protected the peddlers of hundreds of fakes at the toy fair in Wan Chai.

It was ridiculous Customs needed so much evidence of design ownership - one manufacturer had been asked for 10-year-old pencil drawings - before they could act.

15 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Toy fair deals a record $1.5b

THE Hongkong Toys and Games fair generated a record $1.5 billion worth of orders, more than a third of which were signed and sealed on the spot, says fair organiser the Trade Development Council.

The figure, which represents a 45 per cent jump from last year, was attributed to more American buying as the economy was picking up.

14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am