- Located on the western side of the Pearl River estuary, adjoining the city of Zhuhai to the north, and 60km away from Hong Kong across the sea. Consists of the Macao Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane.
- Pursues an open economic policy. Its tax rate is among the lowest in the region. Fiscal system is sound. There is no limit in foreign exchange. It is a free port and has its own customs territory.
- An economy with strong economic vitality in the Asia-Pacific region. Also an important gateway linking Mainland China with international markets. The economy of Macao has maintained high growth rates driven by the tourism and gambling industries.
- To develop into a world-class tourism and leisure centre and a commerce and trade cooperation service platform between China and Lusophone countries, promote an appropriate level of diversified economic development, and develop into a base for exchange and cooperation where Chinese culture is the mainstream and diverse cultures coexist.