SME & Start-up Growth Support

Sparkling Wine Trading Platform

Sparkling Wine Trading Platform

HK International Wine & Spirits Fair

(HKCEC | 8-10 Nov) It showcases international fine wine and spirits

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Illuminating Business Opportunities

Illuminating Business Opportunities

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

(HKCEC | 27-30 Oct) Welcomed 42,700+ buyers from around the world

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Stay Ahead and Get Connected

Stay Ahead and Get Connected

Belt and Road Portal

An one-stop Belt and Road intelligence and marketing hub

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Environmental Protection Solutions

Environmental Protection Solutions

Eco Expo Asia

(AsiaWorld-Expo | 25-28 Oct) Gathered 14,000+ buyers from around the world

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hktdc.com Sourcing

hktdc.com Sourcing

The Online Marketplace you can trust

Source from 130,000+ quality suppliers

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One-stop Lighting Solutions

One-stop Lighting Solutions

Hong Kong International Outdoor & Tech Light Expo

(AsiaWorld-Expo | 26-29 Oct) Welcomed 12,000+ buyers from around the world

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Partner With Hong Kong For Success

Partner With Hong Kong For Success

Think Global, Think Hong Kong

(Tokyo, Japan | 1 Nov) Introducing new global business opportunities for Japanese companies

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Vision of Your Success

Vision of Your Success

Hong Kong Optical Fair

(HKCEC | 7-9 Nov) Welcomed 16,000+ buyers from around the world

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Sparkling Wine Trading Platform

Sparkling Wine Trading Platform

HK International Wine & Spirits Fair

(HKCEC | 8-10 Nov) It showcases international fine wine and spirits

Share:

Illuminating Business Opportunities

Illuminating Business Opportunities

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

(HKCEC | 27-30 Oct) Welcomed 42,700+ buyers from around the world

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Market Focus

Market Focus

The HKTDC provides incisive economic and policy analysis, as well as market information from around the world, to help companies capture opportunities for expansion and development.

Reaching Quality Buyers and Partners

Our online marketplace, product magazines and business matching service enable suppliers to reach quality buyers and potential partners from all over the world so they can explore opportunities together.

Spotlight on Hong Kong

The HKTDC organises more than 30 exhibitions in Hong Kong each year, forming 11 largest marketplaces of their kind in Asia.

‘In Style’ Showcase Draws Interest in Vietnam

Hong Kong’s top ASEAN trading partner hears about the wealth of services the city has to offer.

Latest Investment Project

Construction of the first A-class logistics center at Kyrgyzstan

GUANGDONG-HONG KONG-MACAO GREATER BAY AREA

Helping global enterprises seize new opportunities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Guangdong Sets Out Bay Area Innovation Development Strategy

New measures, intended to optimise the local entrepreneurship and innovation environment, have been introduced by the Guangdong Provincial Government.

Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference

Connecting logistics, air cargo, maritime and SCM professionals with users

CREATIVITY IN BUSINESS

A melting pot of Eastern and Western cultures, Hong Kong has design, marketing and brand-building talents who can help companies creatively grow their business.

HKDC Promotes Human-centred Design

An organisation seeks to enhance Hong Kong’s role as a design hub.

DesignInspire

DesignInspire, an international exhibition about creativity, partners with the Business of Design Week (BODW) to stage an exchange and inspiring platform for global creative elites, design brands, design associations and institutes to showcase their creativities.

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Innovative design and technology can help promote development of all sectors, from finance to medical care, from manufacturing to urban construction.

Smart Solutions for Fast-paced City

Science parks, utilities and innovators team up to realise smart-city dream.

Eco Expo Asia

Eco Expo Asia serves as a global trade platform for the industry by showcasing the latest green products, equipment and cutting-edge technologies.

NURTURING START-UPS

From fund sourcing and connection building to market expansion and problem solving, the HKTDC provides start-ups with a wide range of support services.

Start-up Express Winners Build Networks

Business leaders give invaluable guidance to incubation programme laureates.

Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition)

Startup Zone collects new revolutionary concepts from world's tech startups.

Series of events such as startup pitching, seminars, entrepreneur's sharing, as well as product launch held alongside ensures a rewarding exposure for startups.

Success Stories

Success Stories

Blog Search Engine Notey Ramps up Content Creation

Living with a skin disorder, an Australian-born Hong Kong entrepreneur turned her quest to overcome the challenge into a business and created a beauty and wellness venture. details

Cyberport’s Digital Dividend

Speaking beside the Belt and Road Summit, Dr Lee George Lam, Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport said Cyberport start-ups offer a full range of new technologies including AI while Hong Kong as a leading financial technology centre is set to assist the rest of the Belt and Road market. details

Co-living Solves Millennial Home Blues

Co-living Solves Millennial Home Blues

A Singapore firm buys into a share-home start-up in Hong Kong as the massive potential market beckons. details

Belt and Road: saving lives, reducing risk

Belt and Road: saving lives, reducing risk

Medical and security risks have brought global players Control Risks and International SOS together as partners in professional services for over 10 years, including on the Belt and Road Initiative. Hong Kong provides a centre for Control Risks’ large business growth, says the firm’s Neal Beatty, while International SOS’s Lim Hui Ject views Hong Kong as “a mega operational hub”. details

Indonesian Retail Giant Focuses on Sourcing

Geography was a key factor in WeSource’s decision to make Hong Kong its home base. details

HKT - Zai Lab improves its network performance

Through cooperation with the world’s top multinational companies and R&D institutions, Zai Lab s relatively established preclinical medicine for joint research, and builds product series through concurrent internal R&D and licensing. details

Blog Search Engine Notey Ramps up Content Creation

Living with a skin disorder, an Australian-born Hong Kong entrepreneur turned her quest to overcome the challenge into a business and created a beauty and wellness venture. details

Cyberport’s Digital Dividend

Speaking beside the Belt and Road Summit, Dr Lee George Lam, Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport said Cyberport start-ups offer a full range of new technologies including AI while Hong Kong as a leading financial technology centre is set to assist the rest of the Belt and Road market. details

Co-living Solves Millennial Home Blues

Co-living Solves Millennial Home Blues

A Singapore firm buys into a share-home start-up in Hong Kong as the massive potential market beckons. details

Belt and Road: saving lives, reducing risk

Belt and Road: saving lives, reducing risk

Medical and security risks have brought global players Control Risks and International SOS together as partners in professional services for over 10 years, including on the Belt and Road Initiative. Hong Kong provides a centre for Control Risks’ large business growth, says the firm’s Neal Beatty, while International SOS’s Lim Hui Ject views Hong Kong as “a mega operational hub”. details

How Can We Help?

How Can We Help?

Our Services

Our Services

How does HKTDC assist SMEs?

HKTDC is a statutory government body dedicated to promoting Hong Kong trade and helping Hong Kong’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) connect with business clients and partners around the world.  Please visit our website for more information.

What is the HKTDC Head Office address?

Contact us at HKTDC Head Office, 38/F, Office Tower, Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

I recently started my business in Hong Kong. Are there any free HKTDC services that can help me promote my business?

We recommend you register at HKTDC Databank. Business details you provide will enable us to link you a wide range of our services, including business matching and marketing intelligence updates. Additionally, our HKTDC Startup Society provides a wealth of useful information and guidance for SMEs.

How can I book the SME Centre meeting room to organise a seminar?

If you are the non-profit organisation / association, send your seminar details to smecentre@hktdc.org to enquire about booking availability.

How can I partner HKTDC with hotel accommodation / logistics services?

Please send your hotel / company information to exhibitions@hktdc.org for our Exhibitions Department consideration.

How can I update my registered company records?

Please visit HKTDC Databank and open "Databank Change Request Form". You can return the form to HKTDC Database Intelligence Department by fax at 21699688.

Exhibitions & Conferences

Exhibitions & Conferences

How can I exhibit at HKTDC trade fairs and exhibitions?

Please visit here, selecting your interested fair and clicking "Apply Booth" to submit your application.

How can I register as a buyer at HKTDC trade fairs and exhibitions?

Please visit here, selecting your interested fair and clicking "Buyer Registration" to submit your application.

How many trade fairs and exhibitions does HKTDC organise in Hong Kong and how do I know if they are suitable for me?

Please visit here for our annual calendar of trade fairs and exhibitions.  "Fair Info" of each website describes specific sectors which may interest you, with individual exhibition categories under "Fair Details".

How do I keep updated on HKTDC exhibitions?

These HKTDC social media channels keep you updated: HKTDC Exhibition Channel Facebook, Instagram and Wechat (ID: HKTDCfairs)

Am I eligible to apply for support from the SME Export Marketing Fund if I exhibit at HKTDC fairs?

The SME Export Marketing Fund (EMF) offered by the Hong Kong SAR Government aims to help Hong Kong small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) to expand their businesses through active participation in export promotional activities. To apply for support from this fund, please visit SME Funding Schemes website for details.

As a buyer, can I get a digital buyer badge instead of a paper badge to visit HKTDC exhibitions?

Simply download the HKTDC Marketplace App to register for your buyer e-Badge for selected HKTDC fairs.

When visiting HKTDC trade fairs and exhibitions, how can I acquire an official invitation letter to support my application for a Hong Kong visa?

To assist your visa application, HKTDC can issue you an official invitation letter. Please send us a request by email to exhibitions@hktdc.org at least two months before the fair.  After receiving and verifying the requested documents, we will send you the invitation letter around a week later.

How much does a booth cost at HKTDC trade fairs and exhibitions?

Please visit here and select your interested fair.  Details of "Participation Fee & Format" are under "For Exhibitor" in the fair website.

How do I apply the travel sponsorship to attend HKTDC trade fairs?

You may email your company details and travel sponsorship request to exhibitions@hktdc.org, or contact HKTDC Overseas Office.

How to get to HKCEC ?

The easiest way is via MTR. From Wanchai Station (exit A5), walk over the footbridge signposting HKCEC, turning right at the entrance to Immigration Tower and continuing along through Central Plaza into HKCEC.  It's a 5-minute walk.

E-Commerce

E-Commerce

What services does HKTDC provide to buyers?

Please check out our list of services provided to buyers here.

How can I look for products on hktdc.com?

You can find the product(s) by:

1. Browsing product categories.

2. Or searching with a product keyword in the search bar here.

How can I list or sell my products / services on HKTDC’s online marketplace?

You need to become a verified HKTDC supplier. Learn about the benefits and register here.

How can HKTDC help me find more buyers and expand my e-commerce business?

We offer a suite of O2O export marketing solutions that cater for different business needs and connect suppliers to global buyers.  Visit our Supplier Centre to learn more about the HKTDC Integrated Marketing Solutions.

Can HKTDC help me find potential suppliers for my specific sourcing needs?

We offer a suite of integrated matching services dedicated to helping global traders identify and screen potential business partners. Learn more about our Business Matching services here.

How can I identify genuine and trustworthy suppliers on HKTDC’s online marketplace?

Supplier Reference icons on suppliers' online profiles indicate information authenticated or verified by international renowned organisations to help buyers identify quality suppliers with ease. Visit our Buyer Centre to learn more.

How do I improve my product ranking on hktdc.com?

Various elements affect product ranking, including product name, product keywords, specifications, and others.

How do I meet leading buyers during trade fairs and exhibitions?

HKTDC organises Buyer Meetings during trade fairs and exhibitions, please visit our Buyer Meetings website for relevant information.

International Business Opportunities

International Business Opportunities

How many HKTDC Offices all are around the world?

HKTDC overseas offices can be found here.

Can I request from HKTDC a list of buyers at specific fair / events?

According to the Overseas Buyer’s Privacy Policy, HKTDC cannot provide you the lists requested.  You may find certain company directories of interest at HKTDC SME Centre.

How does HKTDC connect to the world?

HKTDC connects worldwide through six bilateral economic and business committees (Japan, the United States, Korea, Europe, France and Taiwan); and 41 Hong Kong Business Associations in 30 countries and regions with over 13,000 individual associates. Click to view more details on Federation of HK Business Associations Worldwide.

How do I capture Belt and Road opportunities?

Please visit our Belt and Road Portal, a digital information hub developed by the HKTDC that constantly updates progress, development and opportunities along the land and maritime routes of the PRC Government’s Belt and Road Initiative, promoting economic cooperation among countries.

Chinese Mainland Business Opportunities

Chinese Mainland Business Opportunities

What is CEPA?

CEPA stands for the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, a free trade agreement signed between the mainland Chinese and Hong Kong governments in 2003 which strengthens trade in goods and services, investment and economic and technical cooperation. It is designed to accelerate economic integration and enhance long-term economic and trade development between both. Please visit here for more details.

I want to set-up my business in Mainland China. How can HKTDC help me understand the regulations?

HKTDC offers a free China business advisory service to help Hong Kong and overseas SMEs expand into the mainland China market – providing relevant, up-to-date information including details on the market environment, government regulations, customs requirements and taxation.

For more information, please submit your request here.

What is the relationship between HKTDC and CEPA?

More and more SMEs are doing business in mainland China as a result of this CEPA free trade agreement. Since enquiries relating to China trade are correspondingly increasing, HKTDC offers a free China business advisory service to help SMEs develop their businesses – including assistance regarding the market environment and government regulations.

How do I capture Belt and Road opportunities?

Plesae visit our Belt and Road Portal, a digital information hub developed by the HKTDC that constantly updates progress, development and opportunities along the land and maritime routes of the PRC Government’s Belt and Road Initiative, promoting economic cooperation among countries.

Others

Others

How can I apply for support from the SME Export Marketing Fund?

The SME Export Marketing Fund (EMF) offered by Hong Kong’s Trade & Industry Department aims to assist Hong Kong small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expand their businesses through active participation in export promotion activities. To apply for this fund, please visit here or please call 852-23985127.

Can HKTDC help if I encounter any trade disputes?

HKTDC has no authority to become involved in trade disputes. In such cases, please visit Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre website or call 852-25252381 for enquires. 

How do I apply for an export license?

Please visit the Trade & Industry Department website for details, or call 852-23985133 for enquires.

How do I register for a Trademark in Hong Kong?

Please visit the Intellectual Property Department website for details, or call 852-29616901 for enquires.

How do I apply for a Hong Kong Certificate of Origin?

Please visit the Trade & Industry Department website for details, or call 852-23985545 for enquires.

HKTDC Mobile Apps

Whether you seek market information, want to do business through our online marketplace or take part in our international conferences and exhibitions, the HKTDC's mobile apps can help. Download them free of charge from App Store or Google Play.