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The British Community in Hong Kong

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The UK has a long history as one of Hong Kong’s most important trading partners

Total two-way trade was US$13.2 billion in 2015

British foreign direct investment in Hong Kong was US$16.9 billion at the end of 2014

As at June 2015, there were 326 British regional headquarters or offices in Hong Kong

There were 16,000 British passport holders in Hong Kong

600 plus British companies in Hong Kong span various industries, including financial services, professional services, technology, telecommunications, engineering, construction and retail

Some major British companies include: Barclays Capital, BBC, Body Shop, British Airways, British American Tobacco, BT, Burberry, Economist Group, HSBC, Jaguar, Jardine Matheson Group, Marks and Spencer, Oxford University Press, Reuters, Topshop, Standard Chartered Bank and Virgin Atlantic

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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (London)

Andrew Davis

Head, Investment Promotion

18 Bedford Square,
London, WC1B 3JA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7290 8207
Fax: +44 20 7409 0647

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