Hongkong Post eyes mailing hub status

Hongkong Post is planning tobecome a mailing hub for the mainlandin a move that could bring ithundreds of millions of dollars ayear, Postmaster General Tam Wingpongtold the Standard newspaper. Tam, who took over the position inJuly, said the growing bulk commercialmailing market in the mainland will be akey focus for Hongkong Post’s businessdevelopment over the […]


Hongkong Post is planning tobecome a mailing hub for the mainlandin a move that could bring ithundreds of millions of dollars ayear, Postmaster General Tam Wingpongtold the Standard newspaper.

Tam, who took over the position inJuly, said the growing bulk commercialmailing market in the mainland will be akey focus for Hongkong Post’s businessdevelopment over the next few years.

‘Many countries are looking at themainland’s postal services, includingsending to or delivering from themainland, and seeking opportunitiesto share the bigger cake,’ Tamsaid. He added that he is confidentHongkong Post can do the job ofmoving bulk parcels and lettersinto and out of the mainland fasterand cheaper than any other agency.