SME Marketing Fund (EMF)

EMF fund targets at the Small and Medium companies that look forward to promoting abroad out of local market.


1.Registered location and substantial business operations should have been established in Hong Kong

2.The company should meet the definition of SME

  • Manufacturing company should have less than 100 members
  • Non-manufacturing company should have less than 50 members

3.Cumulative amount of funding received should not exceed the cumulative funding limit set by the fund, which is $400,000. Note that the applicant enterprises which have similar business registration details will be treated as connected enterprise.

4.The candidate must not be the organizer/co-organizer/service provider or a related company of the organizer/co-organizer/service provider of the export promotion activity covered by the following application.


Selected application may receive the following benefits and participate in various export promotion activities:

1.Open exhibitions both local and outside Hong Kong, targeting Hong Kong’s overseas markets

2.Get sponsor for business tours

3.Advertisement will be put on print trade publications that mainly targets overseas markets

4.Website establishment and optimization for the successful applicant

5.Advertising activities through electronic platforms/media


1.How to use the funding from EMF for market expansion?

  • SMF offers serial export promotion activities that the company can expand their service out of local market

2.What is the granted amount that SME can obtain from EMF?

  • The maximum amount of grant for each successful application will be 50% of the total approved expenditure or $100,000, whichever is less.