He sets up a jade workshop on Canton Road, in Kowloon, Hong Kong. This is the first Taiwanese production facility to appear in the Hong Kong jade market. By ensuring a steady and trusted source of the mineral, the family enterprise makes the leap from purely dealing in jade to wielding an inventory of jade crafted in its own premises, while concurrently strengthening its grasp on quality control and production trends. Meanwhile, with the development of its own inlay facility and the establishment of Ho Hsing Jewelry on Canton Road, proper retail channels in Hong Kong are set up.