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YearNumber of Regional Offices in Hong KongCountry/Territory where the parent company was located
United States of AmericaJapanUnited KingdomThe mainland of ChinaGermanyTaiwanSingapore
2013 2 456 506 484 209 148 133 166 86
2014 2 395 490 465 204 160 125 144 90
2015 2 397 505 447 220 186 121 122 93
2016 2 352 480 420 223 174 131 115 102
2017 2 339 443 428 221 196 140 109 106

YearCountry/Territory where the parent company was located
FranceSwitzerlandNetherlandsItalyAustraliaKoreaCanadaSweden
2013 114 73 68 69 43 43 31 31
2014 110 84 65 61 47 40 29 28
2015 105 82 62 61 48 44 31 28
2016 109 80 63 64 54 41 32 29
2017 101 84 56 54 48 47 30 29

Notes : (1)Figures refer to the first working day of June of the year.
 (2)A regional office is an office that coordinates offices and/or operations in the region (i.e. Hong Kong plus one or more other places) on behalf of its parent company located outside Hong Kong.
 (3)The definition of regional office was revised in 2006 to enhance the clarity of description. It should be noted that figures for regional office for 2006 and onwards may not be strictly comparable with those before 2006.
 (4)In the case of a joint-venture regional office in Hong Kong, there may be more than one country/territory where its parent companies are located.
 (5)Prior to 2005, figures refer to the countries/territories where parent companies were incorporated. As from 2005, figures refer to the countries/territories where parent companies were located.
Source : Business Expectation Statistics Section,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 3903 7263)



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