According to the latest Global Financial Centres Index, Hong Kong is one of the top international financial centres in the world.
Hong Kong: the facts - Financial services a web page from the Hong Kong government, providing detailed information about Hong Kong's financial system
There are a number of major institutions within Hong Kong' s financial sector:
Hong Kong has the largest concentration of financial institutions in the world. Its banking system, supervised by the HKMA (Hong Kong Monetary Authority) operates according to the three tier banking system.
HKMA web site has a list of AIs (Authorised Institutions) i.e. depost taking institutions in Hong Kong as well as detailed information about the three tier banking system. (Enter three tier banking system into the site's search box.)
Hong Kong Commercial Banking Report (Library e-resource) Includes a five year forecast. Covers industry overview, SWOT analysis, and more.
Hong Kong's policy on trade*. From the Trade and Industry Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong' has a free trade policy:
*no barriers on trade
*no tariff charges on importing or exporting goods
*licensing for imports and exports is kept to a minimum
Trade and Industry Department is responsible for enhancing and developing trade and industry. This includes maximising access to global markets for local trade and industry as well as helping them to be more competitive.
Trade Statistics from the Trade and Industry Department
Trade Statistics from globalEDGE, Michigan State University.
Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (HKTDC) Provides market analysis and other information to Hong Kong businesses engaging in trade.
Trade statistics measure the quantity and value of a country's import and exports of goods. They are an indication of the health of an economy and provide information about trade flows and trends.
香港商品貿易統計. 進口 = Hong Kong merchandise trade statistics. Imports
香港商品貿易統計. 港産品出口及轉口 = Hong Kong merchandise trade statistics. Domestic exports
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The HKMA web site has information about Hong Kong's monetary policy.