Exports from Hong Kong dropped 2.6 percent year-on-year to HKD 356.6 billion in April 2019, as sales declined mostly for office machines & automatic data processing machines (-9.9 percent), miscellaneous manufactured articles (-8.6 percent) and textile yarn, fabrics, made-up articles and related products (-12.9 percent). In contrast, shipments of electrical machinery, apparatus & appliances, and electrical parts thereof jumped (1.5 percent). External sales to Asia as a whole went down 2.3 percent, namely Taiwan (-24.4 percent), India (-15.3 percent), Japan (-12.5 percent) and Vietnam (-12.4 percent). On the other hand, increases were recorded in total exports to Singapore (32.1 percent) and Philippines (28.3 percent). Exports in Hong Kong averaged 85630.23 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.