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Hong Kong
  • Imports from Hong Kong A$4,689 million
  • Exports to Hong Kong A$3,607 million
  • Capital Hong Kong
  • Official Languages Chinese, English
  • Area 1,000 sq km
  • Population 7.2 million

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Media releases
Australia supports APEC scholarships portal (Ministerial)
24 Feb 2015
Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb and Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne have welcomed the launch of a new APEC scholarships and internships online portal.

Doing business

Hong Kong is one of China’s richest and most developed regions and serves as a two-way interface between the mainland and the world. The Austrade Hong Kong team has prepared a range of market profiles that offer potential to assist in your exporting investigations (see profiled industries on the right side of this page).

More information on doing business in Hong Kong

Country Profile

Content supplied by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • ECONOMIC CLIMATE
    Hong Kong is a major international financial centre and a leading world trading entity. Hong Kong is amongst the freest economies in the world and is home to some of the region's most important corporate headquarters.
    » read more at DFAT
  • POLITICAL CLIMATE
    Hong Kong enjoys a well-earned reputation as a free and open market that allows unhindered movement of capital, goods and services. Exports to Hong Kong face zero tariffs and minimal non-tariff barriers.
    » read more at DFAT
  • TRADE RELATIONS
    Under Hong Kong's 'executive-led' system, a form of government substantially inherited from the British colonial administration, the Chief Executive (CE) heads the government and is responsible for implementing the Basic Law and other laws of Hong Kong.
    » 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.

  • International Readiness Indicator

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    Austrade's International Readiness Indicator is an online tool to help Australian businesses determine whether they are ready for exporting.

    International Readiness Indicator

  • How Austrade can help

    Austrade provides information and advice to assist Australian companies reduce the time, cost and risk associated with exporting.

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