WEIGHTS AND MEASURES: Metric system.
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY: Domestic: 220V. 50Hz. All UK electrical appliances should work in Hong Kong with, although you are advised to check with the appliance manufacturer. Television operating system in Hong Kong is PAL I the same as operated in the UK.
CURRENCY: 1 Hong Kong dollar (HK$) = 100 cents.
INTERNATIONAL DIRECT DIALLING CODE(S): 00 852.
TIME: 8 hours ahead of GMT (7 hours ahead of BST).
1 Jan New Year's Day. 7-9 Feb Chinese New Year. 21 Mar Good Friday. 24 Mar Easter Monday. 4 Apr Ching Ming Festival. 1 May Labour Day. 12 May Lord Buddha's Birthday. 15 Jun Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival. 1 Jul Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day. Sep* Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. 1 Oct National Day. Oct* Chung Yeung Festival. 25 Dec Christmas Day. 26 Dec Boxing Day. * Dates to be confirmed
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 6 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EQ.
Tel: 020 7499 9821, fax: 020 7495 5033, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.hketolondon.gov.hk. Office hours: Mon-Fri 9–1, 2–5.30.
For a guide to the Importation of Personal & Household Effects into Hong Kong please click on the link below:
Click to view customs information for Hong Kong.