The Hong Kong Immigration Department (ImmD) released its year-end review (the Review) for 2017 in February of 2018. The Review provides a summary of the ImmD’s major activities conducted in 2017 as well as its outlook for the future. From a global mobility perspective, the statistics relative to the number of approved applications for Hong Kong employment visas reveals a trend of more foreign talent coming to work in Hong Kong. In addition, the ImmD’s vision for 2018 demonstrates the Department’s commitment to attract more foreign talent for the development of Hong Kong’s economy. This Insight provides the highlights of the Review that are relevant to employers who manage globally-mobile employees.