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Hong Kong
  • Imports from Hong Kong A$1,246 million
  • Exports to Hong Kong A$2,452 million
  • Capital Hong Kong
  • Official Languages Chinese, English
  • Area 1,000 sq km
  • Population 7.2 million

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Doing Business

Austrade’s business development specialists have prepared a range of market profiles that offer potential to assist in your exporting investigations. Austrade’s in-market teams have identified opportunities for Australian exporters in various industries (see profiled industries on the right side of this page).

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Country Profile

Content supplied by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • ECONOMIC CLIMATE
    Hong Kong is governed by the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (the Basic Law).
    » read more at DFAT
  • POLITICAL CLIMATE
    Hong Kong is a major international and regional financial centre and arguably amongst the freest economies in the world.
    » read more at DFAT
  • TRADE RELATIONS
    Australia and Hong Kong work together in the WTO and APEC on trade liberalisation and facilitation.
    » read more at DFAT

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OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Multinational Enterprises should be aware of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises that provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business behaviour in a variety of areas, consistent with applicable domestic laws. These Guidelines are endorsed and promoted by the Australian Government. For more information, go to the AusNCP website.

APEC Business Travel Card Scheme

Managed by the Department of Immigration, the APEC Business Travel Card Scheme was developed to make travelling within the 21 APEC member countries much simpler and more efficient.

IP Passport fact sheets

These fact sheets outline foreign Intellectual Property (IP) regimes and some of the issues and challenges which may be faced by Australian exporters.

The current fact sheets are available on the IP Australia website.

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