The current account surplus in Hong Kong rose to HKD 36.57 billion in the first quarter of 2019 from HKD 18.42 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. The services surplus widened to HKD 83.77 billion from HKD 74.69 billion in the first quarter of 2018 while the goods deficit decreased to HKD 65.07 billion from HKD 74.87 billion. In addition, the secondary income gap narrowed sharply to HKD 5.14 billion from HKD 21.43 billion. In contrast, the primary income surplus declined to HKD 23 billion from HKD 24.16 billion. Current Account in Hong Kong averaged 29302.27 HKD Million from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 92020 HKD Million in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of -29059 HKD Million in the second quarter of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-21 08:30 AM Current Account H$15.7B H$16.6B H$ 14.5B
2018-12-21 08:30 AM Current Account H$45.8B H$15.6B H$ 43.1B
2019-03-22 08:30 AM Current Account H$42.1B H$48.0B H$31.3B
2019-06-21 08:30 AM Current Account H$36.6B H$40.4B H$14.2B
2019-09-23 08:30 AM Current Account H$36.6B H$20.3B
2019-12-20 08:30 AM Current Account H$42.0B


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -34700.00 -35091.00 7228.00 -59898.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 36570.00 40393.00 92020.00 -29059.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.30 4.70 15.00 -6.30 percent [+]
Imports 377774.00 356609.00 428452.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 343065.00 321517.00 383651.50 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.10 99.80 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -5018.00 -66114.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5577201.00 5860346.00 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 12695300.00 13257610.00 13257610.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]

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Hong Kong Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hong Kong Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36570.00 40393.00 92020.00 -29059.00 1999 - 2019 HKD Million Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -3849.00 Mar/19
Australia -2900.00 Mar/19
Brazil 662.00 May/19
Canada -17347.00 Mar/19
China 586.00 Mar/19
Euro Area 19.20 Apr/19
France -846.00 Apr/19
Germany 22600.00 Apr/19
India -16899.55 Dec/18
Indonesia -6966.00 Mar/19
Italy 3913.80 Apr/19
Japan 1707.39 Apr/19
Mexico -5634.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 32800.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 18521.00 Dec/18
Singapore 20296.50 Mar/19
South Africa -142495.00 Mar/19
South Korea -660.00 Apr/19
Spain 26.00 Mar/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey -1334.00 Apr/19
United Kingdom -23707.00 Dec/18
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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