Imports to Hong Kong declined 7.5 percent year-on-year to HKD 364.8 billion in June 2019, mainly due to lower purchases of electrical machinery, apparatus & appliances, and electrical parts thereof (-8.9 percent); telecommunications & sound recording and reproducing apparatus & equipment (-14.7 percent); and office machines & automatic data processing machines (-17.5 percent). In contrast, purchases of power generating machinery and equipment advanced 27.8 percent. Among major trading partners, imports fell from South Korea (-25.7 percent), India (-17.4 percent), Taiwan (-10.8 percent), Malaysia (-9 percent), Thailand (-8.2 percent), and the Mainland (-2.3 percent). Meantime, imports rose from Switzerland (2.4 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 94277.16 HKD Million from 1952 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 428452 HKD Million in August of 2018 and a record low of 230 HKD Million in February of 1954.