Sourcing in Hong Kong SAR
- Type of Production
- The industry contributes around 9% of the GDP. Textiles and electronic components industries are the most important.
The electronics industry is also immature because of lack of governmental support contrary to Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea. But a revival of interest in high-tech activities in the present administration has begun. The authorities want to make HK the potential center for software and information technology industry
- Manufacturers Associations of the Main Industries
Hong Kong Electronic Industry Association
Hong Kong Textile Council
Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association
Information and Software Industry Association
Type of Manufacturers
- Original Equipment Manufacturers
- These last years, Hong Kong companies have succeded in the OEM segment. They shall face more and more competition from other Asian countries. This is why to remain ahead of competition, they have been directed towards the ODM segment. Some companies are seen developing in fabrication of branded products. According to the year 2000 study of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, 82% of the industrial companies questioned were involved in the OEM manufacturing.
HOng Kong OEMs are present in the watches, clock making and toys sectors.
- Original Design Manufacturers
- According to the year 2000 study of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, 62% of the industrial companies questioned were involved in ODM fabrication. The lack of intellectual property protection partly prevents ODM development. ODMs in Hong Kong are present in the electronic parts industry.
- Sub-contracting in Hong Kong is specially present in construction, production of electronic components and clothing.
- Useful Resources
Federation of Industries of Hong Kong
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