Hi there from Hong Kong! I am a big enthusiast for framework but it’s not available in Hong Kong. I’m just curious about when it might be available to ship in HK as I really want to get my hands on a framework laptop (and ABSOLUTELY no to illegal ways such as freight forwarding) as I really love the design, idea, goal and it’s usefulness in life. Hopefully it can be available in Hong Kong. Keep up the great work Framework!
Unfortunately, Framework has not yet officially launched in Hong Kong. They kindly ask for your patience while they continue to expand their global footprint.
Because of how complicated the process is, and how easy it is for things to go wrong, they don’t typically announce anything until it’s locked in, so there is no ETA for you at this time. If you want to make sure they’re aware of the demand, select your region in the region selector on their website, as that registers your interest and helps them prioritize where to expand next.
As you already noted, Framework does not support freight forwarding, and any orders that utilize freight forwarding or holding company addresses or have false billing information are subject to cancellation upon audit. Please keep in mind that any discussion of getting around these restrictions would not be permitted on Framework community platforms.
We all wish that Framework could be everywhere globally, but that is not possible at this time for a number of reasons which have been explained in previous posts. If and when Framework does expand to Hong Kong in the future, I hope you’ll consider a purchase at that time.