The current account surplus in Hong Kong rose to HKD 42.08 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 from HKD 21.66 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. The services surplus widened to HKD 65.73 billion from HKD 52.60 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 and the primary income surplus advanced to HKD 19.15 billion from HKD 17.92 billion. In addition, the goods deficit narrowed to HKD 37.81 billion from HKD 43.55 billion a year earlier and the secondary income gap decreased to HKD 4.99 billion from HKD 5.32 billion. Current Account in Hong Kong averaged 29218.23 HKD Million from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 92020 HKD Million in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of -29059 HKD Million in the second quarter of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-22 08:30 AM Current Account H$16.3B H$16B H$ 60.5B
2018-09-21 08:30 AM Current Account H$15.7B H$16.6B H$ 14.5B
2018-12-21 08:30 AM Current Account H$45.8B H$15.6B H$ 43.1B
2019-03-22 08:30 AM Current Account H$42.1B H$48.0B H$31.3B
2019-06-21 08:30 AM Current Account H$42.1B
2019-09-23 08:30 AM Current Account
2019-12-20 08:30 AM Current Account


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 Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hong Kong Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42078.00 48005.00 92020.00 -29059.00 1999 - 2018 HKD Million Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -2317.00 Dec/18
Australia -7203.00 Dec/18
Brazil -1134.00 Feb/19
Canada -15483.00 Dec/18
China 545.99 Dec/18
Euro Area 15.50 Feb/19
France -778.00 Feb/19
Germany 16300.00 Feb/19
India -16899.55 Dec/18
Indonesia -9148.00 Dec/18
Italy 3252.80 Feb/19
Japan 2676.85 Feb/19
Mexico -3424.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 27505.30 Dec/18
Russia 32800.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 18521.00 Dec/18
Singapore 17796.10 Dec/18
South Africa -110158.00 Dec/18
South Korea 3601.90 Feb/19
Spain -1472.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 15181.70 Dec/18
Turkey -718.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom -23707.00 Dec/18
United States -134377.00 Dec/18


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