By controlling every aspect of consumer goods – from transport and export rights to market stall vendor – agency houses formed a profitable foundation from which corporate behemoths could rise
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

‘World’s freest economy’? How agency houses’ iron grip on trade created Hong Kong’s conglomerates

By controlling every aspect of consumer goods – from transport and export rights to market stall vendor – agency houses formed a profitable foundation from which corporate behemoths could rise

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By controlling every aspect of consumer goods – from transport and export rights to market stall vendor – agency houses formed a profitable foundation from which corporate behemoths could rise
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