Why Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the world's freest economies. World-class talents, first-rate infrastructure, robust legal system, low and simple tax regime - these are just a few of the many advantages that this unique city offers. For Mainland companies going global, and overseas enterprises entering the Mainland market, Hong Kong is your perfect gateway.

Hong Kong's appeals:

Doing Business in Hong Kong

Hong Kong welcomes investors and enterprises from all over the world to come here to do business. Get an overview of Hong Kong's tax system, employment, Mandatory Provident Fund scheme, market information and statistics as well as entry arrangement for investment in Hong Kong, etc at
http://www.gov.hk/en/nonresidents/investinghk/ to assist your business planning.

Setting Up Your Company

It is fast, easy and affordable to set up a business in Hong Kong. Here is the general procedure:

East China Investment Promotion Unit

As one of the teams set up in the Mainland by Invest Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the main missions of the East China Investment Promotion Unit (IPU) are to promote the business advantages of Hong Kong to the one municipality and 4 provinces (Shanghai, and the provinces of Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui and Shandong) regions covered by the Shanghai Economic and Trade Office, encourage Mainland companies in those regions to open or expand their overseas businesses in or through Hong Kong and assist investors to set up offices in Hong Kong. For Mainland companies interested in setting up offices in Hong Kong, the IPU offers a series of free advice and support services, including:


Should you have specific questions about investing in Hong Kong, please contact:

East China Investment Promotion Unit
Tel: (8621) 6351 2233
Fax: (8621) 6351 9268
Address: Room 2101, 21/F, The Headquarters Building, 168 Xizang Road (M), Huangpu District, Shanghai, China (Postal Code: 200001)

Invest Hong Kong

Established in July 2000, Invest Hong Kong is a department under the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and is responsible for promoting direct foreign investment in Hong Kong and supporting overseas and Mainland companies to set up or expand their businesses in Hong Kong. Invest Hong Kong provides free and customised services and practical support to help companies utilise the business advantages of Hong Kong and succeed in the vibrant economy. As of December 2013, Invest Hong Kong has completed over 3,090 investment projects, creating over 34,900 new jobs in the first year of operation or expansion. The total investment amounts to HK$82 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.investhk.gov.hk.

Capital Investment Entrant Scheme

The objective of the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme is to facilitate the entry for residence by capital investment entrants (the entrant), i.e. persons who bring capital to Hong Kong but would not be engaged in the running of any business here. The entrant is allowed to make his choice of investments amongst permissible assets without the need to establish or join in a business.

The Scheme is applicable to:


For detailed information, please refer to the following link of the Immigration Department of Hong Kong:
Capital Investment Entrant Scheme

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