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

Imports to Hong Kong surged 7.7 percent to HKD 368.2 billion in August of 2017, led by purchases of electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (13.1 percent); office machines and automatic data processing machines (15.4 percent); petroleum, petroleum products and related materials (62.6 percent). Increases in imports were recorded from major suppliers, namely the Philippines (35.7 percent); Korea (30.9 percent); Singapore (30.2 percent); Malaysia (15.4 percent); Thailand (12.9 percent) and China (3.9 percent). Meanwhile, purchases declined from India (-7.8 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 86155.29 HKD Million from 1952 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 385817 HKD Million in December of 2016 and a record low of 230 HKD Million in February of 1954.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY 10.4% 6.6%
2017-08-24 08:30 AM Imports YoY 5.5% 10.4%
2017-09-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY 7.7% 5.5%
2017-10-26 08:30 AM Imports YoY 7.7%
2017-11-27 08:30 AM Imports YoY
2017-12-28 08:30 AM Imports 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 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
368190.00 356190.00 385817.00 230.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly