About Us

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto is the official representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in Canada.  Accredited by Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade under the Foreign Missions and International Organizations Act, the Office promotes Hong Kong’s interests across Canada. It also maintains a small liaison office in Vancouver.

Director’s Welcome Message

Welcome to the website of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto.

This office is the official representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in Canada.  Our mandate is to foster closer ties between Hong Kong and Canada, with a particular focus on economic and trade relationships.

As the world's freest economy, Hong Kong is a leading international business and financial centre. The city is also renowned for its prime location, rule of law, free flow of capital and information, low and simple tax regime, as well as world-class infrastructure.

As Asia’s world city with a high degree of connectivity, Hong Kong is the ideal gateway for people and businesses to achieve their goals in Mainland China and Asia.  If you are interested in expanding into the Asia Pacific region or establishing operations in Hong Kong, feel free to contact our Invest Hong Kong desk for free information and services.

This website provides a range of information about Hong Kong. You may read our news bulletin for the latest news about this office and Hong Kong, and contact us if you require specific information not available on the website. We welcome any comments you may have.

Emily Mo

Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Toronto

Director's Biography
Biography of Emily Mo

Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Toronto

Ms Emily Mo joined the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in 2001 as a member of the Administrative Officer Grade. Before taking up the Director post in the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto in December 2018, she had worked in different offices, including the Home Affairs Department, the then Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, the Security Bureau, the University Grants Committee Secretariat and the Tourism Commission of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau.  Before coming to Toronto, Ms Mo served as the Deputy Head of the Human Resources Planning and Poverty Co-ordination Unit under the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Private Office. She was responsible for providing secretariat support to the Human Resources Planning Commission and Commission on Poverty under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary for Administration, as well as monitoring the implementation progress of the initiatives and the delivery of policy objectives agreed by the two commissions.  Ms Mo received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong Kong.

Our Role

Promote Hong Kong-Canada trade and investment relations by closely liaising with the three levels of government, the business community and the media in Canada
Promote cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and Canada
Work closely with the Toronto offices of Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Tourism Board to promote Hong Kong for business and tourism

Our Services

Organize business seminars and other business promotional activities
Support cultural activities that promote Hong Kong
Arrange visits for officials from Hong Kong and vice versa
Organize Hong Kong information sessions for Canadian students
Give updates on Hong Kong through newsletters and website
Answer public enquiries relating to Hong Kong matters

Organization Chart of the HKETO (Toronto)