Market Entry

We offer an extensive range of one-stop-shop services to help companies enter and penetrate new regional markets.

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Our many years of experience, wide industry insights and knowledge of both German and Chinese cultures allow us to serve companies as their trusted, independent local adviser, providing customised solutions for short to long-term business developments.

Market Studies

Research of information on relevant customer target groups, competitors and market potential in Hong Kong, Macau, China or Germany according to your requirements.

E-Commerce in Hong Kong
A comprehensive overview with detailed information on relevant market aspects including consumer behaviour, marketing tools, distribution channels, payment and shipping modalities as well as the legal framework.

Download the full publication (German language):

Online verkaufen in Hongkong

Market Entry Support

German companies encounter a variety of challenges when they plan to enter the Chinese market – and vice versa. The obstacles can be language or communication barriers in general or facing different country-specific business practices when selling products or purchasing materials. Therefore, we support companies with our services, such as the preparation of their market entry, finding business partners, and building sales and sourcing networks.

Sourcing and Sales Support
In-depth searching, screening and short-listing of potential business partners (manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, customers e.g.) according to your requirements.

Whether you are looking for reliable and experienced business partners for your sourcing or sales needs, or for exploring other types of business co-operation, or for testing the market and choosing the next expansion location, we can customise a one-stop-shop Business Partner Search to help you achieve your goal.

Establishing a Presence in Hong Kong
GIC offers companies local representation complete with all necessary hard- and software, including fully equipped office space and conferencing facilities, a dedicated full- or part-time project manager (or, if preferred, new hires) and miscellaneous front and back office support, all at transparent costs and conditions.

  • Virtual Office / Company Representation / Office-in-Office 
  1. Virtual office solutions with local business address, call answering and secretarial services
  2. Full process of business and/or company registration including post-incorporation services (i.e. opening of bank account, advice on recruitment, financial and tax issues)
  3. Have your business be taken care of by our dedicated staff without the need to set up a physical or legal entity in Hong Kong
  • Office Search
  • Office Setup and Management Solutions 
  • Employment Visa Application 

Customised Projects
How does someone from a small or medium-sized company normally go about in their international business? The answer is simple: They can utilise the 140 AHK offices around the world. For companies venturing out of Germany and everyone else the other way around or beyond, we are the ‘office away from office’ – anytime, anywhere. Apart from the above market entry support services covering investment consulting, sourcing and sales, delegations, marketing and event management, any enquiries about specific needs that are not listed here are always welcome.

Business Development

Marketing Event Organisations
Full-scale planning and organisation of corporate events, group and delegation visits to cities, companies, organisations and authorities in Hong Kong, Macau, China and Germany.

Customised Solutions
Tailored services based on your development needs and specifications.

Translation and Interpretation Services

Multilingual support for negotiations, meetings, conferences and other events.