HONG KONG: Hongkong Post eyes mailing hub status

Hongkong Post is planning to becomea mailing hub for the mainlandin a move that could bring it hundredsof millions of dollars a year, PostmasterGeneral Tam Wing-pong told theStandard newspaper. Tam, who took over the position inJuly, said the growing bulk commercialmailing market in the mainland willbe a key focus for Hongkong Post’sbusiness development over the […]


Hongkong Post is planning to becomea mailing hub for the mainlandin a move that could bring it hundredsof millions of dollars a year, PostmasterGeneral Tam Wing-pong told theStandard newspaper.

Tam, who took over the position inJuly, said the growing bulk commercialmailing market in the mainland willbe a key focus for Hongkong Post’sbusiness development over the nextfew years.

"Many countries are looking at themainland’s postal services, includingsending to or delivering from themainland, and seeking opportunitiesto share the bigger cake," Tam said. Headded that he is confident HongkongPost can do the job of moving bulkparcels and letters into and out of themainland faster and cheaper than anyother agency.