After being notified by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza happened in Matjhabeng Local Municipality, South Africa, Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) is banning the import of poultry meat and products from the area.
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown is leading an upcoming trade mission to Asia to promote foreign investment in Oregon, Oregon goods and tourism.
AsiaBizNews's rolling calendar of trade shows this time runs through the end of 2017. Our list this time features events in China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India, and has shows dedicated to the dye industry, food technology and products, the marine and shipbuilding industry, computer and robotics technology, and the premier annual Asian expo for television and film.
The APEC member economies just completed a major planning effort to look at how to enhance economic empowerment for women across the region. It is part of a broader move to secure workforces and growth as major new forces shift the nature of the Asia-Pacific business landscape.
Anta, a sports clothing company based in Jinjiang, Fujian, China, was just named the Official Partner of Sports Apparel for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games ("Beijing 2022").
Hong Kong-based QNET (www.QNET.net), a player in the US $200 billion global direct selling industry, announced it is entering the Eastern African direct selling sector with its first local agency in Tanzania.
The 20 Terabits per second (Tbps) capacity Southeast Asia-United States Cable System (SEA_US) is officially open for commercial use, now that construction is complete at the Hong Kong Guam Cable System (HK-G) extension and full testing by the SEA-US consortium is complete.
German elevator manufacturer thyssenkrupp has been selected to supply and install 76 escalators and 26 moving walks at the Port of Zhuhai, the 500,000 square meter area on the iconic Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) in China.
Hong Kong based AP Rentals Holdings Limited, an equipment rental-related solutions provider, is moving to capitalize on the business opportunities presented by China's "Belt and Road" initiative by expanding into the Singapore market with a new wholly-owned subsidiary.
APEC member economies' small business government representatives are working to opitimize conditions for Asia-Pacific startup growth, as digital advances open up new business and trade opportunities within the technology sector.
The Pagoda Group just concluded the largest fruit and vegetable supplier meeting in its 15-year history. Held in Hong Kong, the meeting both represents what's different about how The Pagoda Group operates and also will ensure supply of an even fresher and wider variety of fruits and vegetables to Chinese consumers.
The second Belt and Road Summit was concluded in Hong Kong on September 11. The event brought together 40 senior government ministers and business leaders from Belt and Road countries, to discuss current progress on the initiative and forward-looking plans.
On September 9, Hang Lung Properties Limited of Hong Kong held a major event celebrating the major makeover of Shanghai's Plaza 66 shopping center.
China-based Jiayuan International Group Limited, a major property developer for both large-scale residential and mixed-use commercial complex projects, is acquiring two prime plots of land in Macau.
Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) announced on August 31 that raw oysters harvested in Zwembesi Farms of South Africa are suspended for import into or sale within Hong Kong, effective immediately.
The APEC member economies are pledged to a restructuring of their individual policy regimes, in a joint effort to minimize structural bottlenecks to trade in emerging sectors. The goal is to eliminate even more barriers to continued growth and recovery across the Asia-Pacific region.
The latest AsiaBizNews.net three-month rolling calendar of notable trade show and conference events is below.
Manila Water Company Inc. has awarded a contract to Hong Kong based Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited, for the design and construction of the Novaliches-Balara Aqueduct 4 in the Philippines.
APEC is working on a plan to enhance customs checks throughout the member countries, with the goal of potentially slowing the flow of illegal lumber and wood products shipped within the community.
APEC has launched work on a major simplification of food export documentation in the region. Now it is so complex that a single producer of frozen processed foods such as lasagna may need to submit over 200 pages of certification paperwork per shipment to export their product.
The South China Morning Post of Hong Kong, just announced that it is expanding candidate-finding capabilities for its online recruiting platform cpjobs.com. Effective immediately, it will be offering free-of-charge job listing services, in addition to other job-matching services offered by cpjobs.com and its smartphone app.
Hong Kong based HMV Digital China Group Limited, a major provider of video and other streaming entertainment services as part of a complete vertically-integrated business chain, has opened discussions to deliver entertainment to the Grand Duchyof Lexembourg.
China Enterprise ICT Solutions Limited (also known as China Entercom), a subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited, just opened a new cloud data center in Ke Chuang, within the Yizhuang high-tech community in Beijing.
Hong Kong based FDG Electric Vehicles Limited is entering the U.S. electric vehicle market with a new JV and a major market twist. The new U.S. JV is 'Chanje', and the market it is going after is electric mobility and energy solutions for the 'last mile' commercial truck market.
Securities regulators throughout the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization member economies are seeking public comments on the new Asia Region Funds Passport proposal.