The current account surplus in Hong Kong rose to HKD 36.57 billion in the first quarter of 2019 from HKD 18.42 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. The services surplus widened to HKD 83.77 billion from HKD 74.69 billion in the first quarter of 2018 while the goods deficit decreased to HKD 65.07 billion from HKD 74.87 billion. In addition, the secondary income gap narrowed sharply to HKD 5.14 billion from HKD 21.43 billion. In contrast, the primary income surplus declined to HKD 23 billion from HKD 24.16 billion. Current Account in Hong Kong averaged 29302.27 HKD Million from 1999 until 2019, 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
2018-09-21 08:30 AM Current Account Q2 H$15.7B H$16.6B H$ 14.5B
2018-12-21 08:30 AM Current Account Q3 H$45.8B H$15.6B H$ 43.1B
2019-03-22 08:30 AM Current Account Q4 H$42.1B H$48.0B H$31.3B
2019-06-21 08:30 AM Current Account Q1 H$36.6B H$40.4B H$14.2B
2019-09-23 08:30 AM Current Account Q2 H$36.6B H$20.3B
2019-12-20 08:30 AM Current Account Q3 H$42.0B


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -32172.00 -55187.00 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 370790.00 364794.00 428452.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 338618.00 309607.00 383651.50 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.00 100.10 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -5018.00 -66114.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5196969.00 5143734.00 6784406.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 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 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36570.00 40393.00 92020.00 -29059.00 1999 - 2019 HKD Million Quarterly
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Argentina -3849.43 Mar/19
Australia 5853.00 Jun/19
Brazil -9034.90 Jul/19
Canada -6380.00 Jun/19
China 570.00 Jun/19
Euro Area 23.09 Jun/19
France 173.00 Jul/19
Germany 22100.00 Jul/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 5046.60 Jun/19
Japan 1999.92 Jul/19
Mexico 5142.70 Jun/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 12100.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 11518.00 Mar/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -204100.00 Jun/19
South Korea 6949.40 Jul/19
Spain 2050.00 Jun/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey 1158.00 Jul/19
United Kingdom -30045.00 Mar/19
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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