Sake can now be found in many major Chinese cities’ restaurants and stores. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Japan’s sake sellers eye China market as domestic demand shrinks

  • A declining population and changing tastes among young people have been blamed for falling sake sales in Japan
  • But China’s growing middle class and booming restaurant industry offers sellers of the traditional drink new opportunities
Topic |   Japan

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Sake can now be found in many major Chinese cities’ restaurants and stores. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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The Hong Kong Trade Development Council booth at the second China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Exhibitors from the city are representing the services, equipment, science and education, lifestyle and medical devices industries. Photo: Xinhua

Mainland China ‘a key growth market’, Hong Kong firm says as more companies from city flock to Shanghai imports expo

  • We want to come again next year, architecture firm’s director says
  • Belt and Road Initiative needs Hong Kong firms’ services, according to tea products and nuts processing company
Topic |   China economy

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The Hong Kong Trade Development Council booth at the second China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Exhibitors from the city are representing the services, equipment, science and education, lifestyle and medical devices industries. Photo: Xinhua
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