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Doing business in Macao SAR (China)

Macao, also spelled Macau, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. The following is a selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in the region.


On our Exporting to Macao page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Law and regulation

Doing business in Macau: overview
Useful tool from Practical Law that allows users to compare summaries of key legal issues across several jurisdictions, including this region. Summaries cover:

  • the legal system
  • foreign investment
  • business vehicles
  • employment
  • tax
  • competition
  • intellectual property
  • marketing agreements
  • e-commerce
  • data protection
  • product liability.

Forums and support networks

British Business Association of Macao
Membership organisation established to represent and promote British business interests in the region.

Embassies and consulates

British Consulate-General Hong Kong
Macau is covered by the British Consulate-General in Hong Kong


Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Macau

Articles and books in the Library collection

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