Hong Kong. A meeting of capitalism and communism. The Basics. Special Administrative Region (SAR) Approx. 1100 sq km, divided into 4 regions Population of ~7M, 98% Chinese Officially bilingual: Cantonese and English Principal religions are Taoism & Buddhism
A meeting of capitalism and communism
Financial, sightseeing, real estate, electronics, Fiber etc
Export: China, USA, Japan
Import: China, Japan, Taiwan
R&D of IT industry (software)
Center of banking and commerce
High-end manufacturing (Celphone,Semiconductor etc)
Produces the largest number of PCs in the world.
Many parts companies are available.
--- Government is in Beijing. But most of the influential person of the Government is from Shanghai.
(2) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
(Revenue by region)
FY2004 FY2003 FY2002
Americas $ 6,870 $ 7,250 $ 6,360
Europe/Middle East/Africa 4,082 4,331 3,215
Asia/Pacific 1,653 1,103 1,107
Founded to propel Hong Kong towards a knowledge- based economy, and provide the entrepreneurs and innovative ideas; the scientists and groundbreaking research; the engineers, global business managers and other leaders necessary.
Admitted its 1st students on October 1991.