Hongkong – business opportunities for
Swedish companies
Göteborg, 21 augusti 2013
Jörgen Halldin
Cityscape
Cityscape
Escape
Hongkong /Sweden
• ”Stepping stone” to China
• Important market in its own right, Sw exports 4,8 b SEK 2012
• CEPA – the f...
Business Sweden23 August, 2013 6
Why HK is an important business hub
International Business
Environment
Low and Simple Tax...
Business opportunities
• Banking and finance
• Sourcing
• Logistics-related businesses
• Telecom/ICT
• Real estate/buildin...
Environmental policy / cleantech
HK environmental policy / cleantech
• Waste management: today 50% landfill. Gov
aims to invest 31 b HKD in entirely new wa...
Business opportunities – waste
management
• Major business opportunities:
• Technologies for waste
management, separation,...
Business opportunities – air quality /
clean transportation
• Major business opportunities:
• Euro V and Euro IV vehicles ...
Business opportunities – energy
efficiency in buildings
• Major business opportunities:
• Upgrading technologies for exist...
Food and beverages
• Visit by Eskil Erlandsson, November 2012
• Open market
• Big market (US no 7 worldwide)
• Major hotel...
 Visit by Anna-Karin Hatt, Minister for ICT and Energy, to Hong Kong and
Canton, October 8-10, with business delegation
...
TACK!
Generalkonsulatet Hongkong
www.swedenabroad.com/hongkong
generalkonsulat.hongkong@gov.se
Business Sweden Hong Kong
w...
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Presentation by Swedish Consul General Hong Kong

  1. 1. Hongkong – business opportunities for Swedish companies Göteborg, 21 augusti 2013 Jörgen Halldin
  2. 2. Cityscape
  3. 3. Cityscape
  4. 4. Escape
  5. 5. Hongkong /Sweden • ”Stepping stone” to China • Important market in its own right, Sw exports 4,8 b SEK 2012 • CEPA – the free trade agreement with mainland China and Macau • Further integration with the Pearl River Delta • About 160 Swedish companies – all different sectors • Main exports: trucks and buses, telecom, machinery • 1200 + Swedes • Lars Nittve, M+, Madeleine Onne, Hong Kong Ballet • Keen interest for Swedish sustainable solutions, transportation solutions, telecom/ICT, higher education/university cooperation • HK in Sweden: MTR – Stockholm subway, Hutchison: ”3” and the container terminal in the harbour of Stockholm • Free trade friends!
  6. 6. Business Sweden23 August, 2013 6 Why HK is an important business hub International Business Environment Low and Simple Tax Strategically Location Gateway to Mainland China World Class Infrastructure Efficient and Skilled Workforce
  7. 7. Business opportunities • Banking and finance • Sourcing • Logistics-related businesses • Telecom/ICT • Real estate/buildings-related technologies • Business consulting • Forward focus: • Cleantech • Food and beverages • Design
  8. 8. Environmental policy / cleantech
  9. 9. HK environmental policy / cleantech • Waste management: today 50% landfill. Gov aims to invest 31 b HKD in entirely new waste management infrastructure. • Clean air: Gov aims for major reduction in roadside pollution and air pollution from the port. 10 b HKD to retire 88 000 pre-Euro-IV vehicles. 3000 new buses until 2017. • Energy efficiency in buildings: buildings consume 89% of electricity used in HK
  10. 10. Business opportunities – waste management • Major business opportunities: • Technologies for waste management, separation, collection and incineration • Sludge and organic waste treatment facilities • Landfill gas and bio gas utilization • Public education and reach-out on environmental awareness • Consultancy services on efficient waste management systems
  11. 11. Business opportunities – air quality / clean transportation • Major business opportunities: • Euro V and Euro IV vehicles and buses • Technologies for improved indoor and outdoor air quality • Transport infrastructure • Fuel switch and fuel mix solutions • Electric transport systems • Remote sensing systems • Consulting and testing services
  12. 12. Business opportunities – energy efficiency in buildings • Major business opportunities: • Upgrading technologies for existing buildings, including cooling/heating, ventilation, insulation, etc • New technologies for optimizing energy and electricity usage in buildings • District cooling/heating systems • Revamping the fuel-mix for electricity generation • Consulting services on increased energy efficiency in buildings • New energy efficient buildings (and other clean technologies) in major government investment programs.
  13. 13. Food and beverages • Visit by Eskil Erlandsson, November 2012 • Open market • Big market (US no 7 worldwide) • Major hotel, restaurant & retail chains • Purchasing delegations to Sweden • Swedish F&B network in Hong Kong • F&B fairs • Swedish food events at hotels, etc • Continued policy work for market opening
  14. 14.  Visit by Anna-Karin Hatt, Minister for ICT and Energy, to Hong Kong and Canton, October 8-10, with business delegation  Eco Expo Asia, October 28-31, Swedish pavilion/booth and speakers  Prel visit by Stefan Attefall, Minister for Housing and Civil Affairs, end- November  Major design event, second half of 2014 Upcoming events
  15. 15. TACK! Generalkonsulatet Hongkong www.swedenabroad.com/hongkong generalkonsulat.hongkong@gov.se Business Sweden Hong Kong www.business-sweden.se Margaret.Leung@business-sweden.se Svenska Handelskammaren Hongkong www.swedcham.com.hk chamber@swedcham.com.hk

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