Accountancy in Hong Kong

>> Choice of Legal Form in Hong Kong

The most common types of business entities in Hong Kong are:

  • a limited company
  • partnership
  • sole proprietorship
  • Branch / Representative office

A limited company in Hong Kong requires at least one natural person appointed as director and a local company or person  as company secretary.

  1. Relevant legislation affecting business entities in Hong Kong include:
  • The Companies Ordinance
  • The Inland Revenue Ordinance
  • The Business Registration Ordinance

Latest version updated 24th October 2017

Country Breakdown

7.3

Million

Population

HK$

Hong Kong Dollar

Currency

$ 320.9

Billion

GDP

2,754

km2