Funding Scheme

Commissioned by the Hong Kong Association of Cultural Industries

Project Title

Research and Survey of the Cultural Industries of Hong Kong

Project Team (HSMC Staff) 

Professor Desmond HUI, Department of Social Science (PI)

Other Collaborating Parties


Project Period

1-2-2016 to 31-12-2016 (completed)

Funding Amount (HKD)



 Project Objectives

1.     To understand and describe the current situation of cultural industries (including creative industries): manpower, value added, industry types, market situation etc.

2.     To facilitate public understanding of cultural industries in Hong Kong and the importance of Hong Kong as centre for cultural industries for the whole nation.

3.     To promote and facilitate collaboration and development of cultural industries between Hong Kong and the Mainland and other international countries; and to formulate recommendations

4.     To facilitate policy recommendations for developing local cultural industries.

5.     To present to the Hong Kong government the advantages of setting up the Culture Bureau through research and survey.