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March 19, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR - Visiting South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have pledged to conclude negotiations toward a bilateral Free Trade Argeement by year-end. 

March 18, 2019

NEW DELHI - The Modi Government's reform agenda has not generated enough jobs to absorb India's excess labour, the French banking group, Natixis, says in a research note on India's upcoming election. Natixis assesses Modi's pledges on three key factors of production: labour, capital and productivity.

March 15, 2019

HONG KONG - HSBC says it expects global commodity prices to be 9% lower in 2019 (on average) than the previous year, reflecting the drop seen in late 2018, but for them to rise by 9% in 2020.

March 15, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR - ANZ Bank has reduced its growth forecast for Malaysia for 2019 and 2020 to 4.4% and 4.7% respectively (previously 4.9% and 5.0%).


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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.