Incorporated in 1996, Central Business Information Limited (CBI) is a global business information company with operations in Hong Kong, China and 214 countries around the world.

We offer a full range of services including Due Diligence, Business Credit Report, Employment Screening, Asset Search, Business Verification and Site Investigation for different business sectors and industries. With our local expertise and experience in many regions, we deliver accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date business intelligence to clients instantly and directly, helping them make the right decisions and take the best actions.

CBI currently operates five established offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Xi’an with over 300 staff members. Each department is led by highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals who deliver premium service to clients.

CBI works with clients to develop innovative services by combining technology, expertise and industry knowledge. Our competitive edges not only include a wide range of products and geographic coverage, we also provide ongoing post-sales services to make sure every single need of clients will be fully satisfied. With our in-house IT division, we have developed the most advanced integrated system in the industry to collect, process and analyze business and individual information for our various products.

Over the years, our teams have built a strong client base - including the world's largest C.P.A. firms, law firms, investment institutions, commercial banks, listed companies and government authorities - that have been counting on CBI for quality business information in many aspects.

At CBI, we are committed to helping clients build the safe and impartial business environment that is constructed on a foundation of timely and accurate information.


We maintain honest, direct, and loyal relations with clients.


We are committed to helping clients prevent risks and build trust.


We listen to clients, find out what they need and bring them effective solutions.


We help clients meet the commercial challenges by constantly creating innovative ways of gathering facts, and turning those data into strategic business insights.


We strive to protect our independence from any interference.


We devote our excellence to all we do and are committed to setting new standards for the research profession.

HKMA Quality Award 2018
Special Award for Established and Medium Enterprises

The HKMA Quality Award brings public recognition to
organizations that have achieved outstanding quality
standards and are committed to quality management.
CBI received the honour for its focused pursuant in
providing quality business information to customers
through its stringently-governed investigation processes
and systems.


SME Award

Hong Kong Business Awards has been the renowned honours
programme for businesses and leaders since 1990. CBI was
awarded the SME category in recognition of the brand's
entrepreneurial vision and contribution.


APEA 2017
Professional & Business Services Industry

Mr. Ray Chan, President and founder of CBI,
was awarded the Professional & Business Services Industry
of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 organized
by Enterprise Asia to recognize his outstanding
entrepreneurial excellence.


SGS ISO 9001:2015 certification

CBI services are ISO 9001:2015 certified since 2016.


Caring Company 2016-2019

CBI has been awarded Caring Company for three consecutive
years to acknowledge the company's efforts and
contributions for the well-being of the communities
and the environment.


Good MPF Employer 2014-2018

CBI has been labeled Good MPF Employer for four consecutive
years for the company's endeavour in providing enhanced
retirement protection to its employees.


Family-friendly Employers 2015/16
Distinguished Family-friendly Employers

CBI was awarded the Distinguished Family-Friendly Employers
for its well-designed and tailored family-friendly employment
policies and practices (FFEPPs).