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The Japanese community in Hong Kong


Japan is one of Hong Kong’s most important trading partners.

Total two-way trade was US$49.4 billion in 2015.

Japanese foreign direct investment in Hong Kong was US$29.1 billion at the end of 2014.

There were 25,000 Japanese passport holders in Hong Kong.

As at June 2015, there were 238 headquarters, 447 regional offices and 673 local offices.

Japanese companies in Hong Kong span various industries, including transportation, financial services, electronics, and technology.

Some major Japanese companies include: ANA, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Canon, Casio, Epson, Japan Airlines, Minolta, Mitsubishi and Sony.

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Invest Hong Kong Consultant (Osaka)

Takemasa Nakata

Consultant (Osaka)

Western Japan Consulting Office,
c/o Hong Kong Trade Development Council
10/F, Osaka Kokusai Building, 2-3-13 Azuchimachi, Chuo-ku,
Osaka 541-0052, Japan

Tel: +81 6 4705 7019
Fax: +81 7 2876 8859

Areas of Responsibility

  • Kinki
  • Chugoku
  • Shikoku
  • Kyushu
  • Okinawa

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Tokyo)

Carlos Yukio Sasaki

Principal Consultant (Investment Promotion)

30-1 Sanban-cho, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 102-0075, Japan

Tel: +81 3 3556 8961
Fax: +81 3 3556 8960

Areas of Responsibility

  • Hokkaido
  • Tohoku
  • Hokuriku
  • Kanto
  • Tokai
  • Chubu