Exporting to Hong Kong

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Hong Kong.

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A detailed guide on doing business in and with Hong Kong. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Hong Kong
  • growth potential
  • trade between the UK and Hong Kong
  • opportunities in Hong Kong
  • start-up considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


Learn about changes for UK exporters to Hong Kong if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Managing risk

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Published 20 June 2014
Last updated 9 June 2015 + show all updates
  1. 2015 update of exporting to Hong Kong guide.

  2. Updated 2014 version of Exporting to Hong Kong guide.

  3. First published.