Israeli technology start-ups have attracted an influx of foreign investment through channels including venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions. Apart from US and European investors, a number of Asian investors are being drawn to Israel’s flourishing technology sector. With financial services providers and established Asian connections, Hong Kong is ideally positioned to facilitate Asia’s investment into Israel’s technology sector.
The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council decided to implement zero tariff on three items of goods originated from Hong Kong and four from Macau for which the agreements have been reached on the relevant rules of origin (ROOs).
Hong Kong's footwear exports decreased by 8% in the first five months of 2015. Re-exports, accounting for nearly all footwear exports from Hong Kong, fell on a par with total exports during January-May 2015, while domestic exports, given its trivial base, fell by 15%.