Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government Department responsible for Foreign Direct Investment.
Its mission is to promote and strengthen Hong Kong as Asia’s leading international business and financial centre by attracting economically and strategically important overseas and Mainland companies to invest in Hong Kong. InvestHK has industry specialists in a range of priority sectors including: Business & Professional Services, Consumer Products, Creative Industries, Financial Services, Financial Technology, Innovation & Technology, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Tourism & Hospitality, and Transport & Industrial. It has set up an Aftercare team to follow up clients’ needs after setting up or business expansion.
The Department also has an overseas network of staff and representatives based in 33 key business cities worldwide covering its target markets. Overall, the Department’s staff based in Hong Kong and overseas work seamlessly to support the set up and expansion of clients’ businesses in Hong Kong. InvestHK partners with clients on a long-term basis and is available to help at any stage of their business development in Hong Kong.
The Department’s free, customised and confidential services include the following:
Planning – Provide the latest information on the Hong Kong business environment including sector-specific advice and business opportunities, cost-of-business models, business incorporation procedures and latest regulations, and legislation and arrangement of visit programmes.
Set up – Facilitate the set up of a client’s business by making introductions to business service providers, liaison with relevant government departments, advice on finding the right business location and help with settling into Hong Kong.
Launch – Help with generating free publicity to support the launch or expansion of a client’s Hong Kong business.
Expansion – Ongoing help to support the development of a client’s Hong Kong business such as business networking opportunities, business matching services and advice on research and development grants and other government schemes.