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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 -2.6% -1.2%
2019-06-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY -2.6%
2019-07-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY
2019-08-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -35091.00 -59241.00 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 356609.00 402883.00 428452.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 321517.00 343641.00 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 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 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
321517.00 343641.00 383651.50 172.00 1952 - 2019 HKD Million Monthly




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