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.