July 22nd – 31st
The IEO is an annual competition that aims to stimulate creative problem-solving skills among high school students with an interest in Economics, Business, and Finance.
Participation formats:
INTERNATIONAL
ECONOMICS OLYMPIAD
HONG KONG, CHINA
OR
online
2024
ABOUT THE HOST
Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a city and a special administrative region in China. A vibrant city known for its bustling financial district and thriving business environment, Hong Kong serves as an ideal backdrop for the IEO competition. With its unique blend of Eastern and Western influences, the city offers participants a diverse and dynamic setting to showcase their talents, communicate, compete, and learn something new about the world.
Economics
Test of 20 multiple-choice questions and 5 open questions, 4 out of which are graded
01
Individual
Check our 🔗 Prepare section to see suggestions
on academic materials and past years’ papers.
Financial Literacy
Set of 25 multiple-choice questions focused on different aspects of Financial Literacy
02
Individual
Business Case
Presentation of case solutions in English before the Jury
03
Team
ACADEMICS
for organizations
DEADLINES
June 30, 2024
team information & media submission
January 31, 2024
early-bird application stage
October 30, 2023
3-year-agreement application stage
March 1, 2024
format choice for 3YA partners and early-bird applicants
May 31, 2024
accommodation & transportation payment 
May 15, 2024
format choice for late applicants
April 30, 2024
late application stage
For organizations: 
Check the requirements
Hold your competition & apply for participation
The order is not important: you can apply first and hold the competition later or vice versa.
Choose the participation format and bring the team to the IEO!
Proceed to our Application Guideline to learn more about our application process.
For additional information, check our 🔗 National Competitions section and 🔗 How-To section.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
For possibilities of participation from the in-person venue, please reach out to us 🔗 directly.
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For contestants: 
Check the requirements
You should:
be younger than 20 years old as of June 30th, 2024;
have your high-school graduation date later than December 1st, 2023.
Find information
Check if your country is listed in the
🔗 Participants section of our website.
Win your national competition
Up to 5 best students from each country are invited to compete in the IEO. 
If it is, contact your national Coordinator for further information.
If it is not, reach out to us via the 🔗 Contact form naming your country. It is possible that we have potential partners in your country which haven’t been officially accepted yet.
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Matilda Naco
Albania
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Diana Isabela Lis
ARgentina
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Shavarsh Zohrabyan
Selection Tests for the International Economics
Olympiad
Armenia
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Rafid Abrar
Bangladesh
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Ekaterina Staliarova
School League of the Open
BSU Olympiad
in World Economics
Belarus
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Raphael Weber Zimmerman
Brazil
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Viktor Ni
National Economics Olympiad (Cambodia)
cambodia
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Jaime Eduardo García Rodríguez
Colombia
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Fernando Alberto Alvarez
Ecuador
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Bernard Annan
Ghana
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Loukas Zachilas
Greece
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Philip Kwan
Hong Kong, China
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Dwi Wulandari
Indonesia
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Mostafa Noori
IEO Selective Exam
Iran
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Tatsuro Suzuki
Japan
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Gulsara Mukash
National Finance & Economics Olympiad
Kazakhstan
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Temirbek Azhykulov
Kyrgyzstan Economics Olympiad
Kyrgyzstan
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Benny Wong
Macau, China
Twinkle AU
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Muhammad Hadhri
Malaysia
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Prof. Christina Cornejo Van Luit
Mexico
Prof. Fernando Diego Pérez Cervantes
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Team Selection for IEO
Myanmar
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Arjun Sapkota
Nepal
National Competition:
Coordinator:
Aneta Gacovska-Barandovska