Hong Kong Trade Fairs – Strengthening bilateral trade between Hong Kong and Malaysia

Hong Kong and Malaysia have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) gathers latest market intelligence and form partnerships to develop business for corporations. The HKTDC organises more than 30 exhibitions in Hong Kong every year with 11 of them being the largest marketplaces of their kind in Asia, of which electronics, jewellery, gifts, watches & clocks and lighting are the world’s largest.

Ms. Hoh Jee Eng, Director, Malaysia, HKTDC announced today that 8 leading trade fairs will be held this year in Hong Kong in April and May, which will offer ideal platforms for traders and suppliers from Malaysia to expand their businesses into new markets. These fairs are:

  • Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition)
  • Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition)
  • International ICT Expo
  • Hong Kong Houseware Fair
  • Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair
  • Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair
  • Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair
  • Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair

“The HKTDC’s some 30 fairs attracted over 39,000 exhibitors and over 750,000 visitors from all over the world in 2017/2018,” said Ms Hoh Jee Eng, Director, Malaysia, HKTDC.  She looks forward to welcoming more Malaysian corporations to explore business opportunities and tap into global markets through HKTDC exhibitions.  She also highly encourages all buyers, distributors and retailers from Malaysia to come to Hong Kong for sourcing.

Malaysia is Hong Kong’s 8th largest trading partner.  Until Nov 2018, the total trade value between the two economies reached USD26.4 billion. Malaysia is Hong Kong’s 17st major export market with a total export value of USD 4.1 billion and 7th largest import source with an import value of USD 22.2 billion.

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