HK Economy- Highlight
15 Jan 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street after winning a large majority in the country’s parliamentary election. He now has a strong mandate to leave the EU by 31 January 2020. The Q&As below serve as a handy, last-mile checklist for Hong Kong traders looking to make the preparations needed for Brexit.
Czech lighting company Preciosa has traded in Hong Kong for 20 years, and enjoys a long success with clients in Macao and a growing familiarity with upmarket Chinese consumers. It combines centuries-old craftsmanship, up-to-the-minute technology and sensitivity to customer requirements to produce its awe-inspiring creations. It sees the GBA creating many opportunities for its one-of-a-kind, made-to-order chandeliers and other related products.
Brazil’s newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro has given international traders and investors high hopes for a quicker pace of change after the pension victory won in the first 10 months of its four-year term. If all the reforms can work as planned, the Brazilian market, after years of poor economic performance and a difficult business environment, could re-emerge as a rising star in Latin America for Hong Kong exporters.