Hong Kong, Where Business Goes to Grow

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) is the government department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment, supporting overseas and Mainland China businesses to set up and expand in Hong Kong. Its mission is to attract and retain foreign direct investment which is of strategic importance to the economic development of Hong Kong.


Since its inception, the Department has helped thousands of companies from all over the world to set up or expand in Hong Kong. In all its work, the Department applies the following core values: passion, integrity, professionalism, customer service, business friendliness and responsiveness.


How We Can Help

We work with overseas and Mainland entrepreneurs, SMEs and multinationals that wish to set up an office – or expand their existing business – in Hong Kong. We offer free advice and services to support companies from the planning stage right through to the launch and expansion of their business.


Explore our website and resources for practical information on preliminary planning. Our services cover:

  • Sector-specific business opportunities
  • Tax and business regulations
  • Employment legislation
  • Immigration and visa requirement
  • Networking opportunities
  • Business incorporation procedures
  • Cost of business models
  • Recruitment
  • Trademark registration and trade regulations



We can help facilitate the smooth set-up of your business in Hong Kong with the following services:

  • Identify right business service and products providers
  • Advice on work visa application and employment issues
  • Advice on finding office premises
  • Government department liaison on license application
  • Advice on settling in HK – housing, healthcare, education, social networking


We can support your launch and make it a success with services such as:

  • PR & media support
  • Feature your business in IHK’s newsletter distribute joint press release on HKSAR Government newswire
  • IHK Directorate to attend launch events and opening ceremonies. 


We have services available to aid the growth and development of your business including:

  • Business networking opportunities
  • Business matching
  • Advice on HKSAR government initiatives and grants. 


Why Hong Kong

A highly dynamic city that serves as the perfect platform into Mainland China and Asia, Hong Kong is the ideal place for business in Asia. It is a business-friendly city with a multitude of advantages to ensure businesses can flourish.

  • A supportive government
  • Premier business hub in Asia
  • Low, simple and competitive tax system
  • Multicultural talent pool
  • Open business environment
  • Vibrant city-living
  • World class infrastructure


Invest Hong Kong