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March 22, 2019

SINGAPORE - Financial conditions in China have eased again and, together with tax cuts, should partly help offset stiffening headwinds from trade, manufacturing, and real estate, says S&P Global Ratings. It says growth in China slowed in early 2019, based on limited data around the lunar New Year.

March 22, 2019

HONG KONG - ANZ Bank says Chinese authorities can still regulate the extent of capital flows, despite the release of new regulations on the cross-border RMB cash pooling structures of multinational corporations (MNCs).

March 22, 2019

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's GDP growth decelerated further to 1.3% YoY in Q4 from an already weak base of 2.9% YoY in Q3 2018, registering the slowest pace of growth since 2016. The drag mainly came from investment and exporting activities due to sluggish global demand and US-Mainland trade conflicts.

March 21, 2019

JAKARTA - A study of the online content viewing behaviour of Indonesian consumers reveals that 29% of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and video content, according to AVIA, the Asia Video Industry Association.


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Hong Kong hosting major Houseware and Gifts exhibitions

April 20, 2019 to April 30, 2019

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is hosting two major international events in the second half of April.

The HKTDC Houseware, Home Textiles and Furnishing Fair will run from April 20-23. More than 2,300 exhibitors from across the globe will offer a window on major directions in the world of houseware for Spring/Summer 2020.

More than 4,000 exhibitors will display at the HKTDC Gifts and Premium Fair from April 27-30. Check out the Hall of Fine Designs and the World of Gift Ideas to help fulfil sourcing needs.