Useful Information

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Under a foreign sky, there might be something that you need to know. Check out for the below information to familiarize yourself before coming to Hong Kong.


Hong Kong's Weather

Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area Weather in September: The weather is hot and sunny. The average low and high temperature is 25 °C (77 °F) and 31 °C (87 °F).

Remember to bring long-sleeved shirts and a thin sweater or a light jacket.

For more information, please visit the website of Hong Kong Observatory.

Time zone

Hong Kong's Time zone

Time used in Hong Kong is Beijing standard time, which is UTC/GMT +8 hours. To check Time zone difference from Hong Kong, please click here.

The Hong Kong dollar and RMB

Hong Kong&'s currency     

The currency used in Hong Kong and China Mainland is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD) and RMB respectively, which is pegged to the US dollar at a rate of about 7.80 HKD to 1 USD and 6.64 RMB to 1 USD. For more information about the currency in Hong Kong, please click here.

Electricity and Voltage


       Hong Kong                          China Mainland 

Voltage: 220 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type G (type I in China Mainland) 

The standard voltage in Hong Kong and China Mainland is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. The power sockets used in Hong Kong and China Mainland are of type G and I respectively.


Founded by pioneering scientists with extensive life science backgrounds and multi-cultural experience in research and development, engineering and business, the vision of the Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization is to establish and facilitate a worldwide platform for the Hong Kong biotech industry, promoting awareness, encouraging and enabling international collaboration and providing informed opinion and technical advice to government bodies, healthcare institutions and the general public.

Contact Us

Telephone:  +852 2799 7688
+86 10 87128986 (Ms Zhihui YIN - Beijing)
Fax:  +852 2111 9762
Email:  info@hkbio.org.hk
Mail:  Units 601-605, 6/F, Biotech Centre One,
9 Science Park West Avenue,
Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin,
New Territories, Hong Kong

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