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Starting Up In Hong Kong

Hong Kong was ranked 1st in Fraser Institute’s 2021 Annual Report on Economic Freedom of the World. With its deep talent pool, improved R&D capabilities, ample funding opportunities and an increasingly supportive ecosystem, Hong Kong has much to offer to international and mainland Chinese startup founders who wish to set up a business presence here. Currently, there are over 3,700 startups in Hong Kong in 2021, a growth of 12% compared to the 2020 figure.

Starting up in Hong Kong is relatively quick and easy, setup costs are low and the overall environment encourages businesses to thrive.

Some of the areas that you want to discover in your business set-up in Hong Kong

Step 1

Decide on a Company Type and Name

The first step involves deciding on a company type and name…

Step 2

Incorporate a Company

You can enjoy a seamless company incorporation and business registration with…

Step 3

Register the Business

Businesses must be registered with the Business Registration Office of the Inland Revenue Department…

InvestHK is always available to assist businesses in Hong Kong. To know more about the simple steps of setting up in Hong Kong, please visit

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