Technology Transfer and Hong Kong’s Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturing Sector

Analysis of survey results on technology transfers taking place in Hong Kong’s manufacturing of telecommunications components and equipment sector.

Technology Transfer and Hong Kong’s Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturing Sector

Hong Kong is a small place, so even heavy usage of telecommunications within Hong Kong would not be sufficient to create a substantial market for components and equipment, yet in 1995 Hong Kong exports of telecommunication were around US$4 billion, or 8 per cent of Hong Kong’s total electronics industry exports. This is not small, and has the potential to be much larger. Cordless and mobile telephone handsets are the largest item on the list as the following table makes clear. But wired telecoms equipment also represents a substantial export volume and revenue.

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