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19rd March 2018

Why Hong Kong?

Jon Geldart, Chair of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Directors, and Executive Director Markets Development Greater China, explains why Hong Kong, a place where 'West meets East', is such an important market for Leeds City Region businesses.

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21th March 2018

The value of innovation to Hong Kong

Elaine Taylor-Whilde, CEO of Leeds-based Nine Health CIC has this to say about how international co-operation is the key to prosperity and happiness on a global scale. 

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17th July 2018

Creative opportunities in Hong Kong

David Wilson, Director of the City of Film in Bradford, had this to say about how innovation, technology and creative thinking will alter the future of fashion, media, art and sport:

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Hong Kong key facts

  • Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and is headed by a Chief Executive
  • Hong Kong’s current Chief Executive is Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor who took office in July 2017.
  • Hong Kong follows the economic policies of free enterprise and free trade
  • Population 7.3million
  • Ranked 5th in the 2017 World Bank ease of doing business ranking
  • Q1 2017 GDP grew by 4.7% followed by 3.5% in Q2
  • The currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
  • A shop window for mainland China
  • The UK is Hong Kong’s second largest trading partner in Europe
  • Hong Kong is one of the UKs largest export markets for goods and services in Asia.

 

Strengths of the Hong Kong market

  • Open, transparent and competitive market
  • Largely English speaking
  • Strong intellectual property rights protection
  • Well established and familiar rule of law
  • The world's freest economy in the 2018 Index of Economic Freedom
  • The most important port for the Chinese mainland
  • A popular venue for hosting regional headquarters or representative offices
  • A leading telecommunications hub for the Asia-Pacific region
  • The world's busiest airport for international cargoes
  • One of the world's busiest container ports
  • The fourth largest stock market in Asia, the eighth largest in the world
  • The second largest foreign exchange market in Asia, the fourth in the world
  • A gateway to Asian and mainland China markets

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22th March 2018

Innovative tech nominated for international award in Hong Kong

A delegation from Leeds City Region is visiting the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong gateway to China
20th March 2018

Hong Kong gateway to China

We caught up with Jo Lavan, CEO ConnectChina, who thinks Hong Kong provides a place to find new solutions to big problems for a better future for the UK, Hong Kong and China.

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