Category: Hong Kong

Swedish minister Bucht’s Hong Kong food export promotion trip

Sweden’s Minister of Agriculture, Sven-Erik Bucht visited Hong Kong on 8 – 10 May 2017, in connect with Asia’s leading food fair Hofex, and as an export promotion follow-up to his previous visit in 2015. The purpose of the minister’s Hong Kong trip was to promote Swedish food exports and make more people want to…

Geely to become shareholder in Danish Saxo Bank

On 5 May 2017 Saxo Bank Group announced that it as received an offer from Geely International Hong Kong, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd (“Geely Group”), to become a key shareholder in Saxo to enable the bank to capitalise on global growth opportunities. Lars Seier Christensen, co-founder of Saxo, has received…

10 May Finland 100 Expo Hong Kong event includes 30 Finnish exhibitors

The Finland 100 Expo, celebrating Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence and showcasing Finnish Design, Education, Food and Innovations in Hong Kong, is imminent! The expos takes place on 10 May in the SME Centre inside the HKCEC at 12-5 pm. This is a unique opportunity to get to know Finnish businesses and culture, where the…

DCC Hong Kong AGM 2017 report

The Annual General Meeting 2017 of Danish Chamber of Commerce (DCC) Hong Kong was successfully held at Pandora Jewelry Asia-Pacific on 9 March with 23 members and guest speakers in attendance. Frank Jensen was the facilitator of the meeting, reports DCC Hong Kong. The meeting started out with the Chairman, Thomas Andersen’s report, followed by…

Dance exchange programme between Finland and Hong Kong established

A Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony was held in early April 2017 for ‘Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland’ – a three-year residency exchange programme for dance artists from Hong Kong and Finland, organised by West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) and three Finnish dance institutions: Dance Info Finland, Zodiak – Centre for New…

Finnish xEdu acceleration program begins Hong Kong start-up piloting

The Finnish xEdu acceleration program alumni companies are starting pilots with 24 schools in Hong Kong at the beginning of April with the support of HKEdCity platform. This is the first time ever that edtech products coming from the Nordics are trialled in schools of Hong Kong. All of the companies Bomberbot, Mightifier and Seppo…

Finland 100 years’ independence Hong Kong celebrations

You are invited to come and experience Finnish business and culture in Hong Kong at the Finland 100 Expo on Wednesday 10 May! This is FinnCham’s (Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) flagship event of the year to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. It will bring the Finnish business community in Hong Kong…

Hong Kong presentation highlighted Green-tech and innovations

Both Finland And Sweden representatives, as key stakeholders, attended a Hong Kong networking luncheon on 10 March with the theme ‘Global Trend of Green Innovations’. Secretary for the Environment, Mr. Wong Kam-Sing in his keynote speech briefed the audience e.g. on Hong Kong’s new Climate Action Plan 2030+ and the on the development of green-tech…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore

Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…

Stena Bulk Singapore: Asia very significant going forward

Stena from Gothenburg, Sweden is a well-known international shipping business, in particular in Northern Europe for its Stena Line – one of the largest ferry operators in the world. Stena Bulk (one of the world’s leading tanker shipping companies), which is less known in comparison, has offices overseas, including in Singapore, and views Asia as…