Imports to Hong Kong fell 3.8% yoy to HKD 277.5 billion in February of 2019, namely purchases of electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (-7.5%); office machines and automatic data processing machines (-12.7%); and articles of apparel and clothing accessories (-21.6%). However, an increase was registered in the imports of non-metallic mineral manufactures (8.3%). Among major import partners, decreases were registered purchases from South Korea (-23.4%), Thailand (-15.4%), Malaysia (-12.1%), Switzerland (-11.3%) and China (-10.2%). Concurrently, increases were recorded in imports from Singapore (16.8%) and the US (14.9%). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 92881.44 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY 0.5% 13.1%
2019-01-28 08:30 AM Imports YoY -7% 0.5%
2019-02-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY -6% -7%
2019-03-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY -3.8% -6%
2019-04-29 08:30 AM Imports YoY -3.8%
2019-05-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY
2019-06-25 08:30 AM Imports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -48834.00 -10299.00 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 277508.00 359000.00 428452.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 228674.00 348701.00 383651.50 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.30 100.90 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -66114.00 -27476.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5589628.00 6784406.00 6784406.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.10 2.10 2.10 2.08 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 15189.80 13356.84 15189.80 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]
External Debt 13257610.00 12972265.00 13257610.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]

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Hong Kong Imports

Hong Kong imports mainly machinery and transport equipment (66 percent of total imports); miscellaneous manufactured articles (14 percent); manufactured goods (9 percent) and food and live animals (4 percent). Main import partners are: China (47 percent), Taiwan (8 percent) and Singapore (7 percent). Others include: Japan, South Korea and the United States. This page provides - Hong Kong Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
277508.00 359000.00 428452.00 230.00 1952 - 2019 HKD Million Monthly




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