The total number of offices and regional headquarters opened by foreign companies in Hong Kong was 9,025 in 2020, on par with the 9,040 in the previous year. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The total number of offices and regional headquarters opened by foreign companies in Hong Kong was 9,025 in 2020, on par with the 9,040 in the previous year. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The total number of offices and regional headquarters opened by foreign companies in Hong Kong was 9,025 in 2020, on par with the 9,040 in the previous year. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong’s high business start-up cost fails to deter foreign companies seeking access to China’s breakneck growth pace

  • A recent survey found it costs twice as much to set up a business in Hong Kong as it does in rival Singapore
  • However, other factors such as the low-tax regime and access to mainland China and growth prospects will override cost concerns, analysts say

Topic |   Hong Kong property
The total number of offices and regional headquarters opened by foreign companies in Hong Kong was 9,025 in 2020, on par with the 9,040 in the previous year. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The total number of offices and regional headquarters opened by foreign companies in Hong Kong was 9,025 in 2020, on par with the 9,040 in the previous year. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The total number of offices and regional headquarters opened by foreign companies in Hong Kong was 9,025 in 2020, on par with the 9,040 in the previous year. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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