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

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Hong Kong
  • Population (millions): 7.3
  • Total area: 1,042 km2
  • Currency: Dollar
  • Language (s): Cantonese, English, increasing use of Mandarin

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 319.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 44,032
  • GDP growth (%): 2.3
  • Inflation (%): 4.4
  • Unemployment (%): 3.2

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)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Hong Kong$4,598.4
Canada’s merchandise imports from Hong Kong$227.4
Canadian investment in Hong Kong$5,089
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