During the pandemic, most of the trade shows in China have been cancelled, and business trips have become very difficult. However, we have been working a lot in the virtual meetings between our clients and their counterparts in China. If you are having a virtual meeting with your Chinese counterparts and need an interpreter, do not hesitate to contact us.
As part of its anti-pandemic measures, the Hong Kong SAR government announced on 2 June that the compulsory 14-day quarantine of persons arriving in Hong Kong from overseas will be extended until 18 September 2020. The extension of this restriction means that overseas exhibitors and buyers will have great difficulty joining the Summer Souring Week* in July. Therefore, HKTDC has decided to migrate the physical exhibition to virtual platform, Summer Sourcing Weeks丨GO ONLINE, to enable companies to continue exploring business opportunities. The online show will be held from 27 July to 7 Aug 2020.
The online show will include these fairs:
Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring edition)
Hong Kong Electronic Fair (Spring edition)
International ICT Expo
Hong Kong Houseware Fair
Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair
Hong Kong Fashion Week
Hong Kong International Printing and Packaging Fair
Hong Kong Gifts and Premiums Fair
Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair
While you cannot travel to China during the pandemic period, our presence in China and Asia means we can help you inspect factories, revise products and equipment, perform quality check, and any other services that you would need. Feel free to contact us! Our team will do everything possible to assist you.
China restrict entry to foreign nationals in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 from 28 Mar 2020 onwards
Earlier today, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement restricting entry to China to foreign nationals, including those foreigners with residence permits, as well as foreigners in tourist groups from Hong Kong, Macao SAR and Guangxi.
The measures are being implemented in order to reduce the spread of COVID - 19 and will take effect from 00:00 on March 28, 2020 and will continue until further notice.
The restriction does not affect foreigners with a diplomatic visa. Only foreigners who require entry to China for absolutely necessary economic, commercial, scientific or technological activities, or for humanitarian emergency activities, may apply for a visa at a Chinese consulate.
Follow us with the news of the development of the situation in China.
In view of the high demand for 3-ply face masks worldwide, Orient+ has partnered with a Chinese factory, certified by the FDA, CE, CIBG and ISO, for the export of masks worldwide. Order starts at 100,000 pc and a very competitive price.
If you need to import face masks or other personal protective medical supplies, send us a message now for more details and quotation.
Taking into account the current development of the novel coronavirus outbreak, and in line with the health measures taken by the Hong Kong SAR Government, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has decided to reschedule eight HKTDC trade fairs originally scheduled for 6-30 April 2020.
Under the new arrangement, the
1) Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition),
2) Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition),
3) International ICT Expo,
4) Hong Kong Houseware Fair,
5) Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair,
6) Hong Kong Fashion Week,
7) Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, and
8) Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair
will be postponed and held concurrently from 25 to 28 July 2020 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center.
We will keep you informed when we receive new information about the upcoming trade fairs in Hong Kong and China.
To prevent the spread of the recent outbreak of the coronavirus in China, most of the trade fairs in February and some in March have been postponed. For example:
1) The Yiwu market postpones the day of operation until February 21, 2020
2) The Xiamen Stone Fair has been postponed to 6 - 9 June, 2020.
Feel free to contact us about the latest updates from different trade fairs in China.
At this time, the coronovirus is more serious in Wuhan, Hubei Pronvincia, which is in central China. In other cities like Canton (the south), Shanghai (east) and Beijing (north), there are not many cases. The Chinese Government and medical workers in China are working very hard to control the situation.
ORIENT+ has the pleasure to announce that we are the official partner of the China Chamber Mexico, in the area of ¨Translation and exchange¨. With our professional team and its invaluable experience, we strive to work with more members of the Chamber and more Mexican businessmen and women, to organize and deliver productive and pleasant business trips in China.
Last week, the International Medical and Healthcare Fair took place in the Convention Center in Hong Kong. This fair focuses on more advanced equipment for the medical and healthcare industry. For example cryotherapy, electric wheelchair, HIFU, electric acupuncture, diabetic retinopathy screening, AED .... In this fair there is NO medical supplies.
Directly from the Hong Kong Convention Center, the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, which is the most important tradeshow of its kind in the region. It takes place every March and September of the year. In this tradeshow, you can find factories and suppliers of jewellery, raw materials, supplies, accessories ... of every kind and from everywhere in the world.
China's Belt and Road Initiative boosts infrastructural development in Serbia, helps the country maintain and create jobs, and increases bilateral economic cooperation, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said this week while attending the third international conference organized by the Belgrade Strategic Dialogue titled "Belt and Road Initiative in the Balkans".
Brnabic said the citizens of Serbia can already see the results of the Belt and Road Initiative in the construction of new roads and bridges, the reconstruction and modernization of railways, the implementation of energy and environmental protection projects, as well as in enhanced cooperation between the companies of the two countries.
Brnabic estimated that the Chinese companies already present in the Serbian market have preserved 5,000 jobs at the Smederevo steelworks,which was taken over by Hesteel in 2016, and will secure another 5,000 jobs at the Mining and Smelting Combine Bor, thanks to China's Zijin Mining Group.
"We look forward to continuing cooperation in a number of other projects, including education, which is high on the list of priorities of the Serbian government," Brnabic said, highlighting that the Ivo Andric Serbian Cultural Center, the second of its kind in the world, opened in Beijing on Nov. 29.
Chinese Ambassador to Serbia Li Manchang said there is great potential for cooperation between China and Serbia in agriculture and the construction of industrial parks at several locations across the country.