Fact Sheet: Hong Kong SAR - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Hong Kong
  • Population (millions): 7.2
  • Total area: 1,042 km2
  • Currency: Dollar
  • Language (s): Cantonese, English, increasing use of Mandarin

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 281.8
  • GDP per capita ($): 38,907
  • GDP growth (%): 2.9
  • Inflation (%): 4.3
  • Unemployment (%): 3.1

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Sustainable technologies
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Life sciences
  • Transportation

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Hong Kong$4,912.5
Canada’s merchandise imports from Hong Kong$256.3
Canadian investment in Hong Kong$5,089
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