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Mission & Milestones

Mission
To empower our clients with business enabled e-solutions for their commercial and financial activities.
Milestones
1988
Established by 11 renowned corporations including two of the largest banks in Hong Kong, two container terminal operators, an air cargo terminal operator and a couple of important trade associations with a mission to promote the widespread use of e-Commerce in HK for trade facilitation
1992
Government invested in Tradelink and became its single largest shareholder
1997
Started the 7-year exclusive franchise (1997-2003) for the provision of Government Electronic Trading Services (GETS)
2000
Established Digi-Sign Certification Services Limited, (Digi-Sign), the first recognized commercial Certification Authority

Founded the Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance (PAA) with two other major e-commerce service providers in the region to promote secure and reliable e-commerce for cross border trade facilitation
2004
Granted a 6-year licence (2004-2009) by Government to provide GETS after the expiry of exclusive franchise

Established Digital Trade and Transportation Network Limited (DTTNCo) for operating a community platform for supply chain document exchanges
2005
Publicly listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong
2010
Granted a 7-year licence (2010-2016) by Government to continue providing GETS
2013
Celebrated Tradelink's 25th Anniversary

Established Tradelink E-Biz Secure Solutions Limited (TESS) specializing in the development and provision of all aspects of online security solutions and products, other than digital certificates
2016
Current GETS licence extended till end of 2018