2 Aug 2011
Chinese Medicine & Health Products Conference & Exhibition
Hong Kong Event to Share Decade Milestone with Traditional Medicine
Harry Yeung, President, MCMIA
Dr Albert Wong, Founding President, MCMIA
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association (MCMIA), the event will run 11-15 August, with the first two days open to trade visitors before public visitors will also be admitted 13-15 August.
Participating countries include Canada, the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. The event also features group pavilions from seven countries and regions including those representing Guizhou, Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Jilin, Qinghai and Sichuan on the mainland, as well as Taiwan.
Highlights include the two-day ICMCM Conference to be held with the theme Milestone of Chinese Medicine Development. Sessions on Regulatory Harmonization and Anti-viral & Neuro Treatments will share new insights on the development of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as well as compare regulatory practices related to TCM products in places such as Australia, Canada and the United States.
The first day of the event will include the 7th International Postgraduate Symposium on Chinese Medicine. A 10th Anniversary Networking Reception on the second day of the fair will enable participants to exchange ideas and market intelligence.
Forums and Presentations
A two-day Chinese Medicine Health Public Forum will take place under the theme Healthy Life in the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine. The 13-14 August forum will be coordinated by the Hong Kong Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners Charitable Foundation. An educational display coordinated by the University of Hong Kong will be presented in the Hall 1A Concourse throughout the fair period.
Hong Kong’s exports of Chinese medicine were worth HK$2.6 billion in 2010, with shipments bound mainly for the mainland, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan and the United States. In the first six months of 2011, exports of Chinese medicine reached HK$1.4 billion, up 16 per cent over the same period last year.
International Conference & Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products (ICMCM): www.hktdc.com/icmcm
Hong Kong International Tea Fair: www.hktdc.com/hkteafair
HKTDC Food Expo: www.hktdc.com/hkfoodexpo
Please contact the HKTDC's Corporate Communication Department:
Tel: (852) 2584 4216
About the HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 global offices, including 11 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com