Hong Kong Exports  1952-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Hong Kong rose 7.4 percent year-on-year to HKD 332.7 billion in August of 2017, mainly driven by sales of electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (11 percent); office machines and automatic data processing machines (18.9 percent) and telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (3 percent). Exports to Asia as a whole grew 10 percent, mainly to Taiwan (23.6 percent); Thailand (22.1 percent); the Philippines (15.9 percent); Japan (11.4 percent); China (10.8 percent) and Vietnam (5.7 percent) while fell to Korea (-8.3 percent). Apart from destinations in Asia, an increase was reported to Germany (6.5 percent) while decreases were seen to the United Kingdom (-18.2 percent) and the United States (-5.5 percent). Exports in Hong Kong averaged 79138.83 HKD Million from 1952 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 340935 HKD Million in November of 2016 and a record low of 172 HKD Million in August of 1953.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY 11.1% 4%
2017-08-24 08:30 AM Exports YoY 7.3% 11.1%
2017-09-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 7.4% 7.3%
2017-10-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 7.4%
2017-11-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY
2017-12-28 08:30 AM Exports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -35527.00 -29601.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 332663.00 326589.00 340935.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 368190.00 356190.00 385817.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 16409.00 16669.00 92020.00 -29059.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.50 3.30 13.70 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 99.10 100.30 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -45533.00 12087.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5023433.00 5167700.00 6009577.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 11670549.00 10988936.00 11670549.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 13356.84 13230.81 13356.84 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]

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Hong Kong Exports

Hong Kong has an export oriented economy with 98 percent of shipments coming from re-exports. Major exports are electronics and household electrical appliances which accounts for 58 percent of total exports. Other exports include clothing and footwear (6 percent), textile yarn and fabrics (2.4 percent), toys and games (2.3 percent) and watches and clocks (2.2 percent). Major export partners are China (54 percent), the United States (9.9 percent) and the European Union (9.7 percent). Others include: Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea. 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
332663.00 326589.00 340935.00 172.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly