1. Introduction. 2. General characteristics of the companies listed in Hong Kong. More information is housed here: Cindy Crawford. 3. Unlike Hong Kong from offshore zones. 4. Taxation of Companies in Hong Kong. 5. Scheme of the Hong Kong companies. Application of Companies in Hong Kong – one of the the most effective instruments of international tax planning. Due to local legislation and the prestige of jurisdiction in international trade, this country can not be called offshore, but the tax advantages which is that jurisdiction is not inferior to offshore. In this case Hong Kong – one of the few jurisdictions in the world of low-tax, which is respected by even the most fierce opponents of tax competition and offshore business. Hong Kong (Hong Kong) – Special Administrative Region of China, is located on the coast of the South China Sea, consists of the island of Hong Kong, Kowloon Peninsula, and several smaller islands. Territory – 1066 sq. km. km. Population – 6.8 million (2000), over 98% – the Chinese. Official language – Chinese, but English is widely spoken language. Over 155 years in Hong Kong was in the possession of the United Kingdom. July 1, 1997 Hong Kong was returned to Chinese sovereignty, the United Kingdom and became officially known as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of Hong Kong China. Hong Kong has kept a wide degree of autonomy, gained independence in administrative, legislative and judicial systems (except for defense and foreign affairs), has retained its status as a free port, separate customs zone, the right to economic and cultural ties with various countries and international organizations.