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Global Competitiveness Index

Report released every year by

World Economic Forum.

Assesses ability to provide

prosperity to its citizens.

Hong Kong ranked 6th in the world

according to 2017-18 report.

Total score of 5.5 out of 7.

Some facts from the report

Basic requirements ranking 3, best

in infra

The lowest rankings are for:

Health and Primary education (26)
Innovation (26)
Market Size (33)
Export Infrastructure

8th largest trading entity in the world

Worlds largest re-export centre. Products made in China, exported through HK.

Lies on the important Mediterranean Asiatic Route.

Worlds fifth busiest port, busiest airport for cargo.

Port specifications:
9 terminals
2.7 sq. km area
Capacity of 18 million TEU

Freight corridors linking HK and China under development

Eg: Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail
Major imports by Hong Kong
Current major exports by India in HK
Electronic Equipment
Precious stones
Gems, precious metals
Leather products
Mineral fuels
Medical equipment
Electrical machinery
Mineral fuels

Fastest Growing Imports By Hong Kong

Potential Areas of Improvement
Oil Seeds Food products
Vegetables Cocoa
Food Preparations Medical equipment
Dairy, Eggs, Honey
Hong Kong MDGs and Their Current Status

Goal 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than one dollar a day
Already met
Achieve full and productive employment for all Basically met
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger Already met

Goal 2. Achieve universal primary education

Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full
course of primary schooling Already met

Goal 3. Promote gender equality and empower women

Target 4. Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and to
all levels of education no later than 2015 Already met
Goal 4. Reduce child morality

Reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under five morality rate Already met

Goal 5. Improve maternal health

Reduce by three quarters, the maternal morality ratio Already met

Achieve universal access to reproductive health Basically met

Goal 6. Combat HIV/AIDS and other diseases

Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS Basically met
Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases -
Basically met
Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS - Basically met
Goal 7. Ensure environmental sustainability

Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes and
reverse the loss of environmental resources Basically met
Reduce biodiversity loss by 2010 Unfulfilled
Halve, by 2015, the proportion of population having sustainable access to clean drinking water and
sanitation Already met
Achieve, by 2020, a significant improvement in the living conditions of 100 million slum dwellers
Most likely

Goal 8. Develop a global partnership for development

Sustainable Development Goals
Honk Kong General Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1861

Self-funded, non-profit organization with 4000 member companies

Promotes, represents and safeguards the interests of the business community of HK.

Communicates with govt officials and policy makers to formulate positions in the interest of the

Representatives in govt and non-govt advisory boards.