Exports from Hong Kong went down 9 percent year-on-year to HKD 309.6 billion in June 2019, mostly due to lower sales of electrical machinery, apparatus & appliances, and electrical parts thereof (-8.9 percent); telecommunications & sound recording and reproducing apparatus & equipment (-13.2 percent); and office machines & automatic data processing machines (-21.2 percent). Meanwhile, sales of miscellaneous manufactured articles increased 7.7 percent. Exports to Asia as a whole dropped 8.4 percent, namely Thailand (-13.6 percent), the Mainland (-10.6 percent), South Korea (-8.4 percent), Malaysia (-7.8 percent), and Japan (-6.5 percent). On the other hand, exports went up to the Philippines (33.2 percent) and Taiwan (13.9 percent). Apart from destinations in Asia, export decreased to Germany (-14.4 percent) and the US (-6.6 percent). Exports in Hong Kong averaged 85948.45 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
2019-04-29 08:30 AM Exports YoY Mar -1.2% -6.9%
2019-05-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY Apr -2.6% -1.2%
2019-06-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY May -2.4% -2.6%
2019-07-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY Jun -9% -2.4%
2019-08-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY Jul -9%
2019-09-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY Aug
2019-10-24 08:30 AM Exports YoY Sep


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -55200.00 -34700.00 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 364794.00 377774.00 428452.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 309607.00 343065.00 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 5143734.00 5916541.00 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 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
309607.00 343065.00 383651.50 172.00 1952 - 2019 HKD Million Monthly




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