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

Imports to Hong Kong increased 16.5 percent year-on-year to HKD 394.6 billion in May of 2018 from HKD 338.8 billion in the same month a year ago. Shipments grew significantly for: electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances and electrical parts thereof (25.3 percent); office machines and automatic data processing machines (38.5 percent) and telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (10.0 percent). In contrast, purchases fell for miscellaneous manufactured articles (-5.5 percent), namely jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares. By country, sizable growth was reported from: Malaysia (+69.7 percent), Korea (+44.1 percent), Taiwan (+22.3 percent), Singapore (+20.3 percent), Philippines (+18.8 percent) and China (+18.4 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 89517.55 HKD Million from 1952 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 420586 HKD Million in December of 2017 and a record low of 230 HKD Million in February of 1954.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY 10.7% -3.2%
2018-05-28 08:30 AM Imports YoY 11.1% 10.7%
2018-06-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY 16.5% 11.1%
2018-07-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY 16.5%
2018-08-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY
2018-09-27 08:30 AM Imports 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 Imports

Hong Kong imports mainly machinery and transport equipment (66 percent of total imports); miscellaneous manufactured articles (14 percent); manufactured goods (9 percent) and food and live animals (4 percent). Main import partners are: China (47 percent), Taiwan (8 percent) and Singapore (7 percent). Others include: Japan, South Korea and the United States. This page provides - Hong Kong Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
394618.00 377173.00 420586.00 230.00 1952 - 2018 HKD Million Monthly




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