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

Imports to Hong Kong jumped 11.1 percent year-on-year to HKD 377.2 billion in April 2018, after a 10.7 percent gain in the prior month. Purchases increased mainly from Malaysia (+93.2 percent), Korea (+26.3 percent), Taiwan (+23.8 percent), Philippines (+17.2 percent), Japan (+10.5 percent) and China (+9.6 percent). By contrast, total imports went down from India (-26.3 percent) and Singapore (-3.3 percent). By commodity, imports grew mostly for electrical machinery & electrical parts thereof (+18.9 percent); office machines & automatic data processing machines (+28.3 percent) and photographic equipment, watches & clocks (+23 percent). On the other hand, a drop was recorded in the value of imports of miscellaneous manufactured articles (-7.9 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 89134.26 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
2018-03-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY -3.2% 23.8%
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 11.1%
2018-07-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY
2018-08-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -46949.00 -55504.00 7228.00 -59898.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 330224.00 347732.00 367423.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 377173.00 403236.00 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 100.00 99.70 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -44572.00 -32013.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5301602.00 4995122.00 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 12220499.00 11818112.00 12220499.00 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
377173.00 403236.00 420586.00 230.00 1952 - 2018 HKD Million Monthly




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