/ /
Welcome to the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office London Website
hk.jpg
designated-hotel
high-risk-places
policyaddress


Latest Updates

Boarding restrictions for places with severe epidemic situation maintained
Boarding restrictions for places with severe epidemic situation maintained

In view of the continued severe global epidemic situation of COVID-19, the HKSAR Government announced on 27 February that it will maintain the existing measure to restrict persons who have stayed in extremely high-risk Group A specified places (i.e. Brazil, Ireland, South Africa and the United Kingdom) for more than two hours on the day of boarding or during the 21 days before from boarding flights for Hong Kong. The Government spokesman said that the Government will continue to closely monitor the situation, and will adjust the boarding requirements for persons arriving at Hong Kong from other high-risk places when necessary.

Read More

$title
Boarding restrictions for places with severe epidemic situation maintained

In view of the continued severe global epidemic situation of COVID-19, the HKSAR Government announced on 27 February that it will maintain the existing measure to restrict persons who have stayed in extremely high-risk Group A specified places (i.e. Brazil, Ireland, South Africa and the United Kingdom) for more than two hours on the day of boarding or during the 21 days before from boarding flights for Hong Kong. The Government spokesman said that the Government will continue to closely monitor the situation, and will adjust the boarding requirements for persons arriving at Hong Kong from other high-risk places when necessary.

Read More


FS unveils 2021-22 Budget
FS unveils 2021-22 Budget

The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, has today (24 February) on his 2021-22 Budget unveiled wide-ranging measures to revive Hong Kong's economy and help people overcome financial difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Budget aims to alleviate the hardship and pressure of our people through the introduction of counter-cyclical measures costing over HKD 120 billion (around GBP 11 billion). For the full package of the Budget initiatives, please refer to the 2021-22 Budget Highlights or the Budget Speech.


$title
FS unveils 2021-22 Budget

The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, has today (24 February) on his 2021-22 Budget unveiled wide-ranging measures to revive Hong Kong's economy and help people overcome financial difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Budget aims to alleviate the hardship and pressure of our people through the introduction of counter-cyclical measures costing over HKD 120 billion (around GBP 11 billion). For the full package of the Budget initiatives, please refer to the 2021-22 Budget Highlights or the Budget Speech.



HKSAR Government to relax group gathering measures in Hong Kong
HKSAR Government to relax group gathering measures in Hong Kong

A spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau said, "Taking into account that the local epidemic wave has continued to subside, as well as the need for society as a whole to resume social and economic activities, we announced earlier to continue to relax social distancing measures in a gradual and orderly manner, which includes relaxing the number of persons allowed in group gatherings in public places from two to four starting from 24 February, in order to allow more social and economic activities to resume."

Read More

$title
HKSAR Government to relax group gathering measures in Hong Kong

A spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau said, "Taking into account that the local epidemic wave has continued to subside, as well as the need for society as a whole to resume social and economic activities, we announced earlier to continue to relax social distancing measures in a gradual and orderly manner, which includes relaxing the number of persons allowed in group gatherings in public places from two to four starting from 24 February, in order to allow more social and economic activities to resume."

Read More


HKSAR Government begins to relax social distancing measures in gradual and orderly manner
HKSAR Government begins to relax social distancing measures in gradual and orderly manner

A spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau said, "Thanks to the efforts of the whole community in Hong Kong, the epidemic situation has been gradually improving in the past month. With the epidemic situation under control, the Government will relax social distancing measures in a gradual and orderly manner to allow social and economic activities to resume." From 18 February to 3 March 2021, catering premises can provide dine-in services between 5am to 10pm with no more than four persons seated together at one table within the catering premises, if a series of infection control measures is adopted. Some scheduled premises, e.g. fitness centre, sport premises, place of public entertainment, beauty parlour and massage establishment, can be opened when the relevant requirements and restrictions are fulfilled. The mandatory mask requirement and the prohibition on group gatherings of more than two persons in public places will however continue to 3 March 2021.

Read More

$title
HKSAR Government begins to relax social distancing measures in gradual and orderly manner

A spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau said, "Thanks to the efforts of the whole community in Hong Kong, the epidemic situation has been gradually improving in the past month. With the epidemic situation under control, the Government will relax social distancing measures in a gradual and orderly manner to allow social and economic activities to resume." From 18 February to 3 March 2021, catering premises can provide dine-in services between 5am to 10pm with no more than four persons seated together at one table within the catering premises, if a series of infection control measures is adopted. Some scheduled premises, e.g. fitness centre, sport premises, place of public entertainment, beauty parlour and massage establishment, can be opened when the relevant requirements and restrictions are fulfilled. The mandatory mask requirement and the prohibition on group gatherings of more than two persons in public places will however continue to 3 March 2021.

Read More


Boarding restrictions for places with severe epidemic situation maintained
Boarding restrictions for places with severe epidemic situation maintained

As the global epidemic situation of COVID-19 remains severe, the HKSAR Government announced on 10 February that it will maintain the existing measure to restrict persons who have stayed in extremely high-risk Group A specified places (i.e. Brazil, Ireland, South Africa and the United Kingdom) for more than two hours on the day of boarding or during the 21 days before from boarding flights for Hong Kong. The Government spokesman reiterated that the Government will continue to closely monitor the developments of the global and local epidemic situation and frequently review the epidemic prevention and control requirements for persons returning to Hong Kong from different parts of the world.

Read More

$title
Boarding restrictions for places with severe epidemic situation maintained

As the global epidemic situation of COVID-19 remains severe, the HKSAR Government announced on 10 February that it will maintain the existing measure to restrict persons who have stayed in extremely high-risk Group A specified places (i.e. Brazil, Ireland, South Africa and the United Kingdom) for more than two hours on the day of boarding or during the 21 days before from boarding flights for Hong Kong. The Government spokesman reiterated that the Government will continue to closely monitor the developments of the global and local epidemic situation and frequently review the epidemic prevention and control requirements for persons returning to Hong Kong from different parts of the world.

Read More


London ETO partners with Chinese Visual Festival for new film festival Focus Hong Kong
London ETO partners with Chinese Visual Festival for new film festival Focus Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (London ETO) is partnering with the Chinese Visual Festival to launch Focus Hong Kong – a brand new UK film festival dedicated to celebrating the amazing cinema and filmmakers of Hong Kong. The first edition of the festival will run online on February 9 – 15, giving audiences across the UK an opportunity to celebrate Chinese New Year with a selection of new and classic Hong Kong films.

Read More

$title
London ETO partners with Chinese Visual Festival for new film festival Focus Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (London ETO) is partnering with the Chinese Visual Festival to launch Focus Hong Kong – a brand new UK film festival dedicated to celebrating the amazing cinema and filmmakers of Hong Kong. The first edition of the festival will run online on February 9 – 15, giving audiences across the UK an opportunity to celebrate Chinese New Year with a selection of new and classic Hong Kong films.

Read More


Read All Updates

COVID-19 Information