Trade Development Council

CY Leung dodges questions on Snowden during New York trip

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying visits the New York Stock Exchange with Duncan Niederauer, chief executive of NYSE Euronext on Monday. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has remained tight-lipped on the Edward Snowden saga during his official visit to New York, brushing aside questions from journalists on several occasions.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Trade tour set to make a splash in America

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is among the guest speakers at a New York symposium planned by TDC.

A large number of American firms could set up offices in Hong Kong in the coming year, going by the interest generated in the run-up to the city's largest-ever promotion campaign in the United States.

6 Jun 2013 - 4:15am

Hong Kong still favoured by global merchandisers

Hong Kong still favoured by global merchandisers

Hong Kong is still attractive to global merchandisers despite escalating costs, the Trade Development Council said.

7 May 2013 - 3:56am

Google, Trade Development Council fashion online window to world

Google and the TDC team up online. Photo: SCMP

The Trade Development Council and Google have teamed up on a social media initiative to help the city's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) connect with buyers around the world.

5 Jan 2013 - 3:13am

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.

The Trade Development Council's week-long fair, reputed to be among the city's most popular and profitable trade exhibitions, should have ended at 5pm.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Anger at closure of Book Fair

Exhibitors at the annual Book Fair accused organisers of overreacting to Typhoon Vicente in shutting down the fair early and costing them a lot of money.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Book fair won't take extra floor to cut crowding

Hong Kong Book Fair organisers will not be expanding the number of exhibition halls this year to ease crowding, but for the first time are exploring other venues around town for events like authors' talks and book signings.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

TDC's defence of subsidised exhibitions just rings hollow

As to whether we are talking about an ugly monstrosity, could that have to do with personal opinion, too little knowledge and/or a hidden agenda?

Cliff Wallace, managing director, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre Letters to the editor, March 2

I love flattery, the more of it the better. It feels so good, hmmm ...

4 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

It is part of the Trade Development Council's mandate to promote re-exports

I refer to Jake van der Kamp's column ('Support our local exporters? But we've exported 'em all', February 12).

He said that the Trade Development Council 'was set up to promote goods made in Hong Kong, full stop'.

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HK firm barred from jewel fair

A Hong Kong-based firm has been banned from this year's International Jewellery Show for failing to pay compensation to former employees who are dying from work-related illness.

Days ahead of the fair's opening yesterday, the Trade Development Council banned Worldwide Gems & Jewellery for breaching its rules on labour practices.

17 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

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

What, exactly, is left for the Trade Development Council to develop?

This week sees the confluence of three important fairs as the Hong Kong Trade Development Council capitalises on its reputation for hosting some of the world's most respected trade shows for a huge range of industries.

SCMP special report, April 13

14 Apr 2011 - 12:00am