Postal services in the world are in a process of liberalization and privatization. The competition is harder than the traditional mail market is shrinking in the wake of a plethora of alternatives. In Hong Kong, the post office became a Trading Fund in 1995. This for a more flexible management of the company allows self-financing was, although it remained a government office. Is the Hong Kong post office better prepared to face the new challenges and opportunities after I … Read more »

Postal services in the world are in a process of liberalization and privatization. The competition is harder than the traditional mail market is shrinking in the wake of a plethora of alternatives. In Hong Kong, the post office became a Trading Fund in 1995. This for a more flexible management of the company allows self-financing was, although it remained a government office. Is the Hong Kong post office better prepared to ask the new challenges and opportunities for its transformation into a trading fund, or is it better to have a state-run agency?
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Ka-Fu Wong,
Carola Ramon-Berjano
Source: University of Hong Kong
13 pages.
Release date: 30 May, 2005. Prod #: HKU398-PDF-ENG
Liberalisation of the Postal Service in Hong Kong Post HBR case solution