New “e-commerce packaging” show to come to Shanghai in 2019

Shanghai, 7th November: Tapping into the rapid growth of e-commerce services in China, a new niche event focused on - e-commerce packaging will be launched next year. The new show, Epack-Tech Asia, will be organised in 2019 and it will focus on food and non-food processing and packaging technologies.


The new show will be organised by Fiera Milano through Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, its Chinese joint venture with Deutsche Messe AG and it will be held along side CeMAT Asia in October 2019.


CCID Consulting’s revenues up 31%

Beijing, 8th November: Recently, CCID Consulting, an IT research and information service provider based in China and listed in Hong Kong, reported its revenues for the nine months ended 30th September 2018 were US$14 million. This represents a 31% year-on-year increase. Net profit in the first nine months of the year were US$2.8 million compared with a loss of US$992,000 recorded in the same period in the previous year. Earnings per share in the period were RMB 0.0255 (US$0.0037).


Just over half of CCID’s revenues were generated from its management & strategy consultancy services amounting to US$7.3 million. This is an increase of 1.3% over last year. Its second largest business segment, information engineering supervision services, generated revenues of US$5.9 million and accounted for 41% of total revenues. That represents a growth of 128% compared to last year’s figure. The remaining revenues (US$1.2 million) were generated from its market consultancy services.

Sino Splendid reduces its losses

Hong Kong, 8th November: Earlier this month, Hong Kong-listed Sino Splendid (formerly announced its financial results for the nine-month period ended 30th September 2018. Revenues in the period were US$7.8 million, a year-on-year decrease of 4.1%. The company posted a loss of US$1.4 million, reducing its loss from the US$24 million recorded in the first nine months of 2017.


More than 70% of Sino Splendid’s revenues were generated from its travel media business, amounting to US$5.6 million. This represents a decrease of 7.0% year-on-year. The remaining revenues were generated from Sino Splendid’s finance magazine (US$2.1 million) and a very small amount from its money leading business (US$97,000).

HKTDC to host 4 events targeting SMEs

Hong Kong, 15th November: The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will organise four events for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SEMs) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) next month.


The SmartBiz Expo and Hong Kong International Franchising Show will take place from 5th to 7th December. More than 520 exhibitors from about 40 countries and regions will join the second edition of SmartBiz Expo, showcasing the latest business solutions, technology applications and operational support serving SMEs in the region. The Franchising Show, now in its fourth edition, will feature some 130 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions. The event serves companies and entrepreneurs looking for franchising brands, trying to identify business partners and gain franchising tips.


The Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum), organised by the HKTDC, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Design Centre will be held from 6th to 7th December. This year’s theme will be “IP and Innovation in the New Socio-technology Landscape” and it will feature 80 internationally acclaimed speakers.

Nearly 300 brands featured at “Best of British 2018”

Shanghai, 12th November: Organised by Media 10, Best of British 2018 closed on 21st October at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Nearly 300 brands, covering British fashion, design, travel, education, technology, innovation, food and beverage products were showcased at the four-day show.


According to the organiser, 28,385 visitors attended the show, including 5,488 trade buyers and 5,747 VIP guests. The visitors experienced well-known British brands as well as new brands entering the Chinese market for the first time. The show was supported by: the British Consulate-General Shanghai, the Department for International Trade and the British Council. This year, it occupied an exhibition area of 12,000 m2.

54,000+ visitors attend UBM’s September Jewellery Fair

Hong Kong, 9th November: UBM Asia concluded the 36th edition of its September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair (September Fair), attracting a total of 54,142 visitors to the two venues in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). The fair was unexpectedly closed for one day, 16th September, due to Typhoon Mangkhut.

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