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
https://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 relevant information:

Wuhan Investment Promotion Unit

The Wuhan Investment Promotion Unit (IPU) is an extension arm of the Invest Hong Kong and forms part of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Wuhan. The Unit's main missions are to promote the business advantages of Hong Kong to the five provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Henan, Shanxi and Jiangxi, 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 in Hong Kong, the IPU offers a series of free advice and support services, including:

  • Provide the latest information about the economic environment and investment opportunities in Hong Kong;
  • Provide advice and practical support about setting up business in Hong Kong, such as company and business registration, application for licences, trademark registration, working visas, staff recruitment and selection of office premises etc;
  • Liaise with relevant Government departments, organisations and Chambers of Commerce etc;
  • Provide information on business matching;
  • Arrange for public relations and publicity activities; and
  • Provide continuing assistance

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

Wuhan Investment Promotion Unit
Tel: (8627) 6560 7300
Fax: (8627) 6560 7301
Address: Unit 4303, Tower I, New World International Trade Tower, 568 Jianshe Avenue, Jianghan District, Wuhan, 430022

Invest Hong Kong

InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government established in 2000 to attract foreign direct investment and support overseas and Mainland businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong. It provides free advice and customised services for overseas and Mainland companies enrolled as its clients. For more information, please visit https://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:

  • Foreign nationals (except nationals of Afghanistan, Cuba and Democratic People's Republic of Korea);
  • Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao SAR) residents;
  • Chinese nationals who have obtained permanent resident status in a foreign country;
  • Stateless persons who have obtained permanent resident status in a foreign country with proven re-entry facilities; and
  • Taiwan residents.

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

Important Message:
The Government has announced that the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme would be suspended with effect from 15 January 2015 until further notice. The Immigration Department will continue to process applications received on or before 14 January 2015, whether already approved (including approval-in-principle and formal approval) or still being processed. For details and FAQs, please click here.

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