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

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Hong Kong
  • Population (millions): 7.18
  • Total area: 1,104 km2
  • Currency: Dollar
  • Language (s): Cantonese, English, increasing use of Mandarin

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 236.1
  • GDP per capita ($): 36,627
  • GDP growth (%): 1.4
  • Inflation (%): 4.1
  • Unemployment (%): 3.3

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)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Hong Kong$2,471.6$1,551.2
Canada’s merchandise imports from Hong Kong$279.6$531.8
Canadian investment in Hong Kong$7,130$4,304
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