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Parcel to Hong Kong

Parcel to Hong Kong

Parcel to Hong Kong

Rich in culture and home to 7.1 million inhabitants, Hong Kong is a particularly attractive territory mainly due to its deep and natural harbour. Despite being under Chinese control now, Hong Kong and its people still enjoy strong ties with the UK. So if you’re thinking of sending a parcel to Hong Kong then you need to think of Postage Planet.

Country Facts

Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

It has the most skyscrapers in the world; with almost double that of New York

Hong Kong is the world’s eighth largest trading economy and one of Asia’s leading financial and business centres.

It has been ranked as the world’s freest economy in the Index of Economic Freedom for 20 consecutive years.

About 120 British companies have regional headquarters in Hong Kong. Another 200 have regional offices.

Benefits for UK businesses exporting to Hong Kong include:

·         open, transparent and competitive market

·         largely English speaking

·         strong intellectual property rights protection

·         well established and familiar rule of law

·         proximity to Pearl River Delta (PRD), an important Chinese region

Strengths of the Hong Kong market include:

·         popular base for hosting regional headquarters or representative offices

·         leading telecommunications hub for Asia Pacific region

·         premier offshore centre for trading in the Renminbi (RMB) Chinese currency

·         world’s busiest airport for international cargo

·         one of the world’s busiest container ports

·         the second largest private equity centre in Asia

·         the third largest stock market in Asia and the seventh largest in the world

 

UK and Hong Kong trade

UK goods exports were £6.3 billion in 2014, an 11% increase on 2013. Hong Kong is the UK’s second largest market for goods in Asia Pacific (after Mainland China), and 11th largest worldwide.

The top UK exports to Hong Kong in 2014 were:

  • miscellaneous manufactured articles
  • power generating machinery and equipment
  • telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing equipment
  • non-ferrous metals
  • electrical machinery and appliances
  • vehicles
  • professional, scientific and controlling instruments and appliances
  • beverages, spirits and vinegar
  • plastics and plastic products
  • clocks and watches
  • meat and meat preparations

 

With a network spanning over 220 countries and territories worldwide, our fast and secure parcel delivery service offers door-to-door deliveries to many international destinations. All parcels are signed for on delivery and you can also track their journey. You can trust us with your parcel delivery to Hong Kong, because at Postage Planet, we are well equipped to handle deliveries of all sizes – be it big or small.

Be it Victoria City or Kowloon, you can send a parcel to Hong Kong with us with complete peace of mind.

 

Prohibitions and restrictions

Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country, and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary. The information below is provided in good faith, but Postage Planet is not responsible for it, and it should be viewed as a guide only. Specific restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for clarification please contact the destination country's trade, postal, and customs authorities as appropriate.

Confirm your goods can be imported

Prior to importing your products, identify any regulations on the goods you plan to import. You must have an accurate description of the goods you plan to import before proceeding.

Determine which country the goods are coming from and in which country they are manufactured and make sure the goods are not prohibited from shipping to Hong Kong.

 The lists of prohibited items include:
 

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  • Outboard engines
  • Rice
  • Alcohol
  • Left-hand drive vehicles,
  • Pesticides,
  • Animal products,
  • Fish,
  • Pharmaceuticals,
  • Radio equipment.