Hong Kong Exports  1952-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports in Hong Kong rose 15.9 percent year-on-year to HKD 351.4 billion in May of 2018 from HKD 303.1 billion in the same month a year earlier, boosted by electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (22.8 percent); office machines and automatic data processing machines (32.7 percent) and telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (10.0 percent). On the other hand, exports dropped for non-metallic mineral manufactures (-13.2 percent). Sales to Asia as a whole surged 15.8 percent, in particular to Singapore (+43.9 percent), Malaysia (+43.6 percent), the Philippines (+25.5 percent), China (+19.2 percent), Thailand (+18.6 percent) and Japan (+13.0 percent). Meanwhile, decreases were recorded in exports to India (-21.7 percent) and Taiwan (-1.9 percent). Exports in Hong Kong averaged 82067.83 HKD Million from 1952 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 367423 HKD Million in November of 2017 and a record low of 172 HKD Million in August of 1953.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 8% 1.7%
2018-05-28 08:30 AM Exports YoY 8.1% 8%
2018-06-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 15.9% 8.1%
2018-07-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 15.9%
2018-08-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY
2018-09-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -43250.00 -46949.00 7228.00 -59898.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 351368.00 330224.00 367423.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 394618.00 377173.00 420586.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 16251.00 15985.00 92020.00 -29059.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.20 4.00 15.00 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 99.80 100.00 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -44572.00 -32013.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4953003.00 5301602.00 6009577.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.10 2.10 2.10 2.08 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 13356.84 13230.81 13356.84 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]
External Debt 12775626.00 12220499.00 12775626.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]

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Hong Kong Exports

Hong Kong has an export oriented economy with 99 percent of shipments coming from re-exports. Major exports are electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances which accounts for 36 percent of total shipments. Other exports include: telecommunications and sound equipment (20 percent); office and automatic data processing machines (10 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (5 percent) and non-metallic mineral manufactures (5 percent). Main export partners are China (40 percent), the United States (8 percent), Vietnam (6 percent), Singapore (5 percent), Taiwan and Macau. This page provides - Hong Kong Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
351368.00 330224.00 367423.00 172.00 1952 - 2018 HKD Million Monthly




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