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Hong Kong's biggest CE show reveals more than just electronics By David Dritsas Every year, a Dealerscope editor attends the Hong Kong Electronics Fair, October 12 through 16, 2003. Dealerscope was sponsored to attend the show by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and it gives us the opportunity to visit an area that is becoming significantly more important in the consumer electronics world. And while a show like this might not be as glamorous or as ground breaking as a CES, it does give us a good opportunity to see what's happening abroad for the electronics industry. Needless to say, it's been a rough year

Chinese manufacturers are aiming to improve their image By David Dritsas Just a few months ago, a major figure in consumer electronics (who shall remain anonymous) privately asked, "What's the point of going to the electronics fair in Hong Kong?" It's a valid question, as Hong Kong and main land China have not been renowned for innovation in technology. Rather, it's electronics manufacturing base is known better for mass-produced commodity product, industrial designs and components, but not primarily finished product. Unfortunately at times, it is also known for unlicensed product. But the question fails to acknowledge what has been surfacing in China, a growing

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