Current estimates put the number of Indians in Hong Kong at about 35,000 of whom nearly 23,000 hold Indian passports.
Due to their long presence in the territory, Indians have been able to integrate themselves into the mainstream of Hong Kong life, as can be seen by the number of second - and third - generation persons of Indian origin who speak fluent Can-tonese and feel quite at home in Hong Kong.
The majority of Indians in Hong Kong are traders, with strong cultural and social links to India. They have traditionally been intermediaries for trade between China and the Middle East and African countries.
However, in recent times, a large number of Indian professionals are coming in, giving rise to a new generation of Hong Kong Indians.
Indian professionals in banking, finance and Information Technology sectors have contributed to the strengthening of the Indian community, as they exert an important influence not only in Hong Kong, but also in international circles.
A job abroad can give your career a big boost. Foreign experience shows bosses that you're unusually adaptable and versatile. It can put you on a fast track for advancement.
With Asia-Pacific, China and India becoming the happening economies, gaining any kind of expertise or experience around them adds a lot of value to your resume and opens several opportunities.
Working in Hong Kong adds great value to your resume as you would have interacted with China, India, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf in some way or the other.
That is why a stint in Hong Kong will add a lot of mileage to your career that very few of your colleagues will be able to boast of.
As China liberalizes its markets due to its WTO membership commitments, Hong Kong firms are increasingly active in connecting suppliers in other countries with consumers in the Chinese Mainland and elsewhere in Asia
Hong Kong is the leading financial centre of Asia and is one of the top sources of outward direct foreign investment in Asia
|Age||18 or above|
|Financial requirement||He/she is capable of supporting and accom-modating himself / herself and his/her dependants, if any, on his/her own financial resources without relying on public assistance during his/her stay in Hong Kong|
|Good character||No criminal record or adverse immigration record in Hong Kong or elsewhere|
|Language proficiency||Proficient in written and spoken English|
|Basic educational qualification||Good education background, normally a first degree from a recognized university or a tertiary educational institution|
In addition to meeting all Pre-Requisites applicants have to pass one points based test : General Points Based Test OR Achievement Points Based Test
Minimum pass mark: 80 points of 165
Achievement Based Points Test ( Points awarded 165 or 0 )