Hydroponic cultivation calls to mind galleries with thousands of plants growing on shelves under but Hong Kong start-up Farmacy HK is rolling out Farming as a Service (Faas), supplying vending-machine sized Smart Mobile Farms to bring herb and vegetable cultivation right to consumers.
Authorities on Australia discuss post-pandemic market trends, business incentives, consumer behaviour and opportunities in the situation. There will also be a 15-minute business advisory consultation where you can exchange with expert consultants to better understand the market potential of Australia.
Melbourne grew explosively in the mid-19th century following the discovery of gold in Victoria, and the city later found its feet as a wool export hub. By the 21st century, Melbourne had developed into a resource and life-sciences hub, continuing to update its capabilities.
Given the economic, social, scientific and political issues that continue to dominate news agendas it is perhaps no surprise that the six‑month anniversary of the implementation of the Hong Kong Australia Free Trade and Investment Agreement has largely gone unacknowledged.
Changes brought by Industry 4.0, fresh economic priorities in Mainland China, the Sino-United States trade dispute and the COVID-19 outbreak have brought rapid and profound changes to supply chains, trade and investment environments worldwide.
Relocating operations has been a perennial theme for businesses in Hong Kong. From the 1950s to 1970s manufacturers flocked to the city, turning it into the factory of the world for everything from textiles and toys to semiconductors.
Hong Kong-based flexible working space provider Compass Offices, established in the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, found its first decade of operation challenging, but the company remains bullish on its prospects.
A Hong Kong-born businessman who has built up a thriving property business in his adopted home of New Zealand, along with Australia, has set his sights on growing in Asia and picked Hong Kong as the obvious base for this expansion.