Skip to Main Content

Business Information for Hong Kong and Shanghai

Shanghai business environment

Shanghai is China's largest centre for trade, finance, high tech industries and business services.

Shanghai Free Trade Zone. A government website. Includes news, information, regulations & more.

Shanghai municipality. From HKTDC (Hong Kong Trade & Development Council) . Provides economic indicators and information about  industry, investment, the economic climate and trade.

News from Information Office of Shanghai Municipality.

Statistical Yearbook Shanghai. From the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau. Includes statistics on industry, trade, cost of living, consumer confidence index, business confidence index, and more.

上海市经济和信息化委员会 (in Chinese). Includes the latest industry news, research reports and more.

Browse the English language daily newspaper, Shanghai Daily for business related articles.

Indexes/Surveys on the Shanghai business environment

Below is a sample of indexes/surveys that can be used to gauge the health of the Shanghai business environment.

Index of Consumer Sentiment. From the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

The SSE Monthly Statistics. From the Shanghai Stock Exchange

Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index*

Consumer Price Index*

* From the National Bureau of Statistics of China


Shanghai Municipal People's Government - Business. Disseminates a wide range of business related statistics.

See also the Library Research Guide, Statistics