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

Imports to Hong Kong soared 8.6 percent year-on-year to HKD 407.1 billion, in November 2017. Purchases grew mostly from Malaysia (68.5 percent), India (38.1 percent), the Philippines (25.4 percent), Korea (21.7 percent), Thailand (8.9 percent), China (6.5 percent) and Taiwan (4.7 percent). By contrast, decreases were registered in the values of imports from the United States (-7.4 percent) and Japan (-0.6 percent). By commodity, imports advanced mainly for: electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (12.8 percent); non-metallic mineral manufactures (37.6 percent) and office machines and automatic data processing machines (16.8 percent). However, a decline was registered in the value of imports of articles of apparel and clothing accessories (-5 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 87331.99 HKD Million from 1952 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 407129 HKD Million in November of 2017 and a record low of 230 HKD Million in February of 1954.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY 9.7% 7.7%
2017-11-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY 7.9% 9.7%
2017-12-28 08:30 AM Imports YoY 8.6% 7.9%
2018-01-25 08:30 AM Imports YoY 8.6%
2018-02-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY
2018-03-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -39706.00 -43959.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 367423.00 334735.00 367423.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 407129.00 378694.00 407129.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 57980.00 17992.00 92020.00 -29059.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.50 3.30 13.70 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 100.20 99.90 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -89585.00 -45533.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4971119.00 5278677.00 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 11818112.00 11670549.00 11818112.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]

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Hong Kong Imports

Hong Kong imports mainly machinery and equipment (around 56 percent of total imports), manufactured goods and articles (30 percent), chemicals (5 percent), mineral fuels (4 percent) and food (3.7 percent). Main import partners are China (45 percent), Japan (8.5 percent) and Singapore (6.7 percent). Others include the United States and Taiwan. 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
407129.00 378694.00 407129.00 230.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly




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