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Hong Kong

In 2018, Alberta exported $274.52M worth of goods to Hong Kong, making it the 7th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2018, Alberta exported $274.52M worth of goods to Hong Kong, making it the 7th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2018, Alberta exported $274.52M worth of goods to Hong Kong, making it the 7th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.

About Hong Kong

FAST FACTS

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ALBERTA EXPORTS TO HONG KONG Information Icon

VALUE OF ALBERTA EXPORTS TO HONG KONG
2018
$280.3M
+26.4% y/y
TRADING PARTNER RANK

#7

HONG KONG IMPORTS Information Icon

VALUE OF HONG KONG IMPORTS
2017
$660.9B
+6.4% y/y
TOP IMPORT MARKETS
  • 1. China 49.2%

  • 2. South Korea 7.1%

  • 3. United States 5.6%

  • 4. Japan 5.1%

  • 5. Taiwan 3.9%

ALBERTA-HONG KONG RELATIONS

  • The Canada-Hong Kong Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) entered into force on September 6, 2016. This FIPA establishes a framework for governing foreign investments between Canada and Hong Kong and provides Canadian investors operating abroad with additional legal protections.
  • Hong Kong remains an important global hub for the financial services industry and is a key location in Asia for companies to look for investment financing.
  • Since 1981, Alberta has maintained an international office in Hong Kong to promote trade and investment.
  • An estimated 295,000 Canadians live and work in Hong Kong, one of the largest Canadian expatriate communities.

Trade Agreements:

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For more information on Hong Kong-Alberta relations, download:

Hong Kong-Alberta Relations

 

HONG KONG INDUSTRIES

Agri-Foods - /market-profiles/hong-kong/agri-foods/
Hong Kong is an attractive market for imported food products, particularly from Canada due to its reputation for food safety.

Innovation, Technology Development and Entrepreneurship - /market-profiles/hong-kong/innovation-technology-development-and-entrepreneurship/
Hong Kong has a large and rapidly growing innovation and technology industry.

Environmental Technology - /market-profiles/hong-kong/environmental-technology/
Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+ and its new waste management and recycling initiatives will create increasing opportunities for Alberta companies in environmental technology.

Creative Industries - /market-profiles/hong-kong/creative-industries/
Opportunities exist in Hong Kong for the Alberta media industry in film and tv program distribution, film financing, co-production and international collaboration.

Education and Training - /market-profiles/hong-kong/education-and-training/
In 2017, Hong Kong sent 3,990 students to Canada, making the 16th largest source of students to Canada.

CONTACTS
For more information on Alberta’s trade and relationship with this market please contact:
Export Services
Craig Chupka International Relations and Strategic Planning Phone : 1-780-643-2806 Email: craig.chupka@gov.ab.ca
Investment Services
Carla Campbell Invest Alberta Phone : 403-355-4532 Email: carla.b.campbell@gov.ab.ca
International Offices
Alberta Hong Kong Office Phone : 852-2528-4729 Email: albertahongkongoffice@gov.ab.ca

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International Office

Alberta Hong Kong Office - /international-offices/hong-kong/
The Alberta Hong Kong Office develops important business relationships and can help your company pursue your international business goals. Invest in Canada. Invest in Alberta.