Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s Import Regulations on Wine and Spirits

This report provides general guidelines on import regulations for alcoholic beverages to Hong Kong and Macao. Wine imports to Hong Kong and Macao are not subject to import duty and there are no health certification requirements. Hong Kong exempts beverages with more than 10 percent alcohol from labeling requirements but requires that the alcohol content be stated on the product. In Macao, beverages with alcoholic content over 5 percent are exempt from labeling requirements.For re-exports from Hong Kong to China, noteworthy changes to the Hong Kong Customs Facilitation Agreement with China include (1) the expansion of applicable Chinese ports to Shenzhen and Guangzhou and (2) the removal of the restriction that only registered mainland China importers could utilize the customs facilitation measures.

Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s Import Regulations on Wine and Spirits