Export Marketing Fund – break $3.9 billion

The Trade and Industry Department (TID) announced that the Export Marketing Fund for SMEs (EMF) has granted more than HK$ 3.9 billion since establishment in 2001.

  • Application: 289,698
  • Approved: 242,658
  • Rejected: 41,437
  • Withdrawn: 2,258
  • Grant: $3,923,573,000

(From 2001 to 11th Sep 2020)

Dedicated to SMEs to expand markets outside HK

Export Marketing Fund is dedicated to Hong Kong SMEs to expand markets outside Hong Kong, including mainland China, Macau, Taiwan and all other countries and regions in the world. The definition of SME in Hong Kong is: Service provider less than 50 persons OR Manufacturer less than 100 persons. Qualified SMEs can get 50% subsidy of marketing fee for markets outside Hong Kong. Unlimited application and cumulative maximum is HK$ 800,000. For detail scope and application method, please read BizMagnet’s “Export Marketing Fund application guideline

Other government fund: TVP, BUD Fund mainland programme and FTA programme

Source: Cumulative number of applications received under the SME Export Marketing Fund