A Hong Kong team won first prize in the International Trade Challenge organised by FedEx Express Asia Pacific and Junior Achievement Worldwide. The competition was designed to help develop the entrepreneurial spirit of young people in the Asia-Pacific region. Nine pairs of students from Australia, Hong Kong and South Korea took part in the final competition on August 27. The winning team was selected for its thoroughness, creativity and professionalism in developing a business plan. Their display of business skills, such as teamwork, leadership and communication, also helped them win. Cheung Chun-hin and Wong Chun-mau from the Po Leung Kuk 1983 Board of Directors' College, Hong Kong won with their project 'Cool Tea'. Their objective was to promote Chinese herbal tea in North America. Students from South Korea won second and third place. David L. Cunningham Jnr, president of FedEx Express Asia Pacific and vice-chairman of Junior Achievement Hong Kong, said: 'The quality of the work presented by the students in the final was impressive. By opening up their minds to more possibilities, this initiative helps prepare them to become business leaders in a global society.' The competition was the inaugural event of a three-year FedEx-sponsored programme to inspire young people in Asia to become entrepreneurs.