30. Cultural and creative industries contribute value added of
over $100 billion year-on-year. From 2005 to 2015, the value
added in nominal terms increased at an average annual rate of
31. Hong Kong should entrench its position as a creative hub
and as a prime market for investors and buyers. In collaboration
with the industry, the Government will continue to facilitate
market development, nurture talent and promote cross-sector
and cross-territory co-operation.
32. The Government strongly encourages creative industries
such as film and design as well as animation and comics to
unleash their IPR potentials and attain cross-sector synergy,
paving the way to move up the value chain and pursue
diversified development. The Government will expand the
business matching platform to encourage more interaction
among local creators, designers and brand licensors as well as
small and medium enterprises (SMEs).