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The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA) is a non-profit making trade association registered under the Hong Kong Companies Ordinance in May 1955 as a company limited by guarantee.


- To be the leading organization to develop Hong Kong as a Trading hub for Exporters.

- To serve Hong Kong Exporters and add Value for HKEA Members.


- Service-Oriented

- Export Centric

- Apolitical


- To liaise with government and represent the interests of exporters on a number of important councils and committees.

- To assist members to explore new market opportunities & to keep abreast of latest market intelligence by organizing seminars, luncheons, trade missions and exhibitions.

- To disseminate information through exporters Plus, exporters Fair Edition; and to help exporters gain additional exposure via online product promotion and searching services.

- Other services include business matching, trade enquiries, rental of function room, organizing social responsible and community activities as well as initiating different projects or studies to promote the HK export trade and to enhance its competitiveness.


The HKEA works closely with local and overseas trade associations, consulates, governmental departments and training institutes, keeping our member exporters posted of the latest market development. To maximise our presence and influence in the trade, the HKEA has representatives sitting in various organisations. This representation enables HKEA to pursue a proactive role on behalf of our member exporters in the development of export trade in Hong Kong.


HKEA represents the interests of exporters on a number of important councils and committees, such as:

Concerns to Export Trade

The HKEA actively disseminates critical information concerning local and overseas promulgations on:

Textile restrictions

Toy regulations

Product standards

Environmental protection

Ocean and air freight charges

Electronic commerce

Product inspection, labeling and laboratory testing issues

Compliance issues

Contribution to Export Trade

The Association has also contributed to the founding of :
- The Hong Kong Shippers' Council

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Networking Luncheon & Seminar

- To organize seminars, workshops, training courses, luncheons and receptions to keep members abreast of latest market intelligence an dto extend their business network

Trade Missions & Delegations

- To explore new market opportunities by organizing trade missions and delegations


- To assist members to penetrate international markets especially emerging markets, through organizing and participating local and overseas exhibitions; the annual Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, among others, is recognized as the largest of its kind in the world

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Channel Sales
We aim at providing more diversified platforms and channels for business and sales for our Hong Kong Exporters' Association (HKEA) members and the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards (HKSDA) participants. Therefore we hope you could find the most suitable platform(s) for your business here. By uniting together with different Hong Kong brands, designs and products, this is also a contribution in promoting Hong Kong as a trading hub for exporters as well as a place with creativity and innovation.

Hong Kong Smart Design Concept Store
To provide a platform to experience retail business, we currently have Hong Kong Smart Design Concept Stores where located at Eslite (Tsim Sha Tsui) and K11 Design Store (Tsim Sha Tsui).

Hong Kong Smart Design Online Store
It is officially launched in June 2018 which aims at expanding Hong Kong design products to online and e-commerce platform. It is a very good opportunity to promote company brands and products to a new market with our help to coordinate and take care of the online store at a favorable price.

Hong Kong Smart Design x PopSquare
By taking advantage of PopSquare latest Artificial Intelligent technologies and combining our Hong Kong Smart Design Online Store, it allows customer to experience our members’ Hong Kong design products which showcased in the prime locations or shopping malls.

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The Association often receives trade enquiries from overseas buyers who seek to source products/services or business partnership/agency from Hong Kong. HKEA members will be informed about these enquiries with priority. You are welcome to grab these valuable opportunities and contact the buyers directly.

*Meanwhile, members are urged to apply usual commercial caution if you are going to respond to such enquiries.

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Being one of the major trade associations in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Exporters' Association is international in its character with membership opening to individuals, corporates or organizations / societies of all races and nationalities. At present, most of them are leading export traders that contribute more than one-third of the Hong Kong's domestic and re-export trade.

The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association believes that loyal members are always the driving force of the association, therefore, it has divided its members into six categories according to their joining years as below.

Loyal Membership Award:
Joined Years Membership Category
5 to 9 Years Pearl
10 to 19 Years Jade
20 to 29 Years Sapphire
30 to 39 Years Ruby
40 to 49 Years Emerald
50 to 59 Years Diamond

The Hong Kong Exporters' Association

Rm. 924, Star House,

3 Salisbury Road,


Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2730 9851

Fax: (852) 2730 1869


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