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Exhibitors protest at loss of earnings

The Hong Kong Book Fair ended in acrimony yesterday with exhibitors staging a protest over loss of earnings due to the organisers' typhoon arrangements.

Wednesday, 25 July, 2012, 12:00am

Urban Renewal Authority should be included in new competition law

In the name of promoting competition, the government is pushing forward the competition bill but seeks exemptions for virtually all of the 581 statutory bodies.

The exemptions of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) and the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) will promote anti-competitive behaviour.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Garment makers fail to share exporters' optimism

Confidence among Hong Kong traders has risen slightly amid signs of recovery in the US and improving sentiment in the euro zone, according to a survey.

But garment exporters are even more pessimistic amid intensifying labour shortage problems and rising competition in the mainland.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Expo organisers make case to Legco that competition law must cover TDC

Three leading exhibition organisers will take their fight against the Trade Development Council's exemption from the new competition law to the Legislative Council today.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Support our local exporters? But we've exported 'em all

'If we don't expand the centre there will be long-term problems with the city's business community, especially the small and medium[-sized] enterprises, which need such channels to show their products.'

Monica Lee-Muller, deputy managing director, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Competition law could exempt TDC

The Trade Development Council is likely to be exempted from the competition law, an official has suggested, while saying he thought the bill will come into force this year.

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

More agencies are simply not the answer, Mr Leung

A government under Leung Chun-ying would consider setting up a council to promote the city's financial industries and other financial products overseas, the chief executive candidate said yesterday.

SCMP, January 13

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Growth of HK export value to slow to a crawl

Growth in the value of Hong Kong's exports may slow to one per cent next year, according to the Trade Development Council which says confidence levels of traders have slumped.

Even exporters to the mainland, the world's second-largest economy, appear downbeat about the new year outlook amid rising global economic uncertainties.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

What taxpayers get for their money

For those of you who may not be aware of it, the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) is the best event of its kind in Asia, according to the Trade Development Council (TDC), which, together with the Hong Kong government, is organising the event.

6 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Dedication to city key to trainee success

Graduates hoping to join the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) as management trainees must love the city and have a strong desire to promote its advantages.

'Our aim is not to make a profit, but to do the best for Hong Kong,' says Angela Lee, the TDC's head of human resources.

22 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Anachronism that chews up public funds

Lawmakers will discuss developments in the exhibitions sector on Tuesday.

SCMP, April 15

Well, it's Tuesday today and perhaps we can widen this discussion a little. Let's start by talking some more about dates.

20 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

HK toy sellers bemoan loss of best spots at fair

Angry Hong Kong exhibitors at Asia's largest toy and games fair say they have been left playing with their dolls and train sets after prime spots at the Convention and Exhibition Centre were taken up by mainland rivals.

13 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Perfect model of a pseudo-statutory body

Whether we are happy about pseudo-models taking our annual book fair by storm or whether their racy photo albums deserve to be called books makes for lively dinner-party chat. These pseudo-models and pseudo-books actually have a lot in common with the fair's organiser, the Trade Development Council.

27 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

The real deals

Trade Development Council takes its vetted vendor list online to ensure that buyers find the right suppliers

Buyers from across the world flock to the 30-plus fairs organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) every year. They come for the massive choice they have to source from.

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Stars of the workplace are taught to shine

In an effort to increase competitiveness, many organisations dedicate much time and effort to ensure that staff are ready to face the ever-changing business environment.

One such organisation is the Trade Development Council (TDC), which has taken an active role in developing up-to-date training programmes for its employees.

24 May 2008 - 12:00am