Exports from Hong-Kong declined 1.2 percent year-on-year to HKD 344 billion in March 2019, mainly due to lower sales of electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (-6.6 percent); office machines and automatic data processing machines (-13.8 percent); and miscellaneous manufactured articles, mainly jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares (-5.6 percent). However, an increase was registered in sales of telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (10.6 percent). Among major trade partners, shipments to Asia as a whole went down 6.0 percent, particularly to India (-11.2 percent) and China (-10.1 percent). In contrast, increases were seen in exports to Philippines (45.6 percent), Singapore (23.8 percent), Taiwan (14.6 percent) and Malaysia (12.7 percent). Apart from Asia, exports to the US fell 0.3 percent, while those to the UK and Germany rose 29.4 percent and 15.9 percent respectively. Exports in Hong Kong averaged 85337.93 HKD Million from 1952 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 383651.50 HKD Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 172 HKD Million in August of 1953.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-28 08:30 AM Exports YoY -5.8% -0.8%
2019-02-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY -0.4% -5.8%
2019-03-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY -6.9% -0.4%
2019-04-29 08:30 AM Exports YoY -1.2% -6.9%
2019-05-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY -1.2%
2019-06-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY
2019-07-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -59241.00 -48834.00 7228.00 -59898.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 42078.00 48005.00 92020.00 -29059.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.30 4.70 15.00 -6.30 percent [+]
Imports 402883.00 277508.00 428452.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 343641.00 228674.00 383651.50 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.80 100.30 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -66114.00 -27476.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5860346.00 5589628.00 6784406.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.10 2.10 2.10 2.08 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 16469.27 15922.86 16469.27 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]
External Debt 13257610.00 12972265.00 13257610.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]

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Hong Kong Exports

Hong Kong has an export oriented economy with 99 percent of shipments coming from re-exports. Major exports are electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances which accounts for 36 percent of total shipments. Other exports include: telecommunications and sound equipment (20 percent); office and automatic data processing machines (10 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (5 percent) and non-metallic mineral manufactures (5 percent). Main export partners are China (40 percent), the United States (8 percent), Vietnam (6 percent), Singapore (5 percent), Taiwan and Macau. This page provides - Hong Kong Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
343641.00 228674.00 383651.50 172.00 1952 - 2019 HKD Million Monthly




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