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

Exports from Hong Kong rose 6.7 percent from the previous year to HKD 334.7 billion in October 2017, after a 9.4 percent gain in the preceding month. Exports to Asia as a whole grew by 8 percent, mainly to India (36.5 percent), Thailand (23.4 percent), the Philippines (17.4 percent), Japan (14.9 percent), Taiwan (10.8 percent), South Korea (6.8 percent) and China (6.4 percent). Apart from destinations in Asia, increases were registered in particular to Germany (22.6 percent), the UK (6.1 percent) and the US (0.2 percent). By commodity, sales expanded for: Electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (6.8 percent); office machines and automatic data processing machines (15.5 percent); and non-metallic mineral manufactures (14.7 percent). However, a decrease was registered in the value of total exports of photographic apparatus, equipment and supplies, optical goods, watches and clocks (-6.1 percent). Exports in Hong Kong averaged 79816.25 HKD Million from 1952 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 358705 HKD Million in September of 2017 and a record low of 172 HKD Million in August of 1953.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 7.4% 7.3%
2017-10-26 08:30 AM Exports YoY 9.4% 7.4%
2017-11-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY 6.7% 9.4%
2017-12-28 08:30 AM Exports YoY 6.7%
2018-01-25 08:30 AM Exports YoY
2018-02-27 08:30 AM Exports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -43959.00 -44707.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 334735.00 358705.00 358705.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 378694.00 403413.00 403413.00 230.00 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 99.60 99.10 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -45533.00 12087.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5278677.00 4635161.00 6009577.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 13356.84 13230.81 13356.84 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]
External Debt 11670549.00 10988936.00 11670549.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]

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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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
334735.00 358705.00 358705.00 172.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly