Hong Kong Current Account  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Hong Kong current account surplus increased to HKD 34.8 billion, or 5.1 percent of the GDP in the fourth quarter of 2016 from HKD 27.4 billion, or 4.2 percent of the GDP in the same period a year earlier. The overall balance on goods and services posted a surplus of HKD 21.2 billion, down from a HKD 29.9 billion surplus in the same quarter of 2015, due to a decrease in exports of services and an increase in imports of services. The services surplus decreased to HKD 44.5 billion from HKD 47.2 billion, while the goods deficit increased to HKD 23.3 billion from HKD 17.3 billion. Also, the primary income net inflow went up to HKD 19.4 billion from HKD 2.9 billion in the same quarter of 2015 while the secondary income net outflow rose to HKD 5.7 billion from HKD 5.3 billion a year earlier. In 2016, Hong Kong recorded a HKD 112.5 billion current account surplus or 4.5 percent to GDP, larger than a HKD 79.6 billion surplus in 2015. Current Account in Hong Kong averaged 29235.42 HKD Million from 1999 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 92020 HKD Million in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of -29059 HKD Million in the second quarter of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-22 08:30 AM Q2 H$14.9B H$16.16B H$-3.1B
2016-12-20 08:40 AM Q3 H$45.6B H$14.9B H$29B
2017-03-23 08:30 AM Q4 H$34.8B H$45.6B H$ 19.9B
2017-06-22 08:30 AM Q1 H$34.8B H$ 23.6B
2017-09-21 08:30 AM Q2 H$ 21.8B
2017-12-21 08:30 AM Q3 H$ 39.2B




Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -42268.00 -56271.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 321895.00 241707.00 340935.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 364163.00 297978.00 385817.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 34834.00 45738.00 92020.00 -29059.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.50 3.30 13.70 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 99.70 100.00 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -66102.00 -75890.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4586186.00 4181417.00 6009577.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 10313247.00 10375352.00 10436694.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12844.17 11602.90 12844.17 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]

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Hong Kong Current Account Notes

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hong Kong Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
34834.00 45738.00 92020.00 -29059.00 1999 - 2016 HKD Million Quarterly



current account by Country

Last
Australia -3853.00 Dec/16
Brazil 1152.80 Apr/17
Canada -10726.00 Dec/16
China 190.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 44.80 Mar/17
France -3032.00 Mar/17
Germany 30200.00 Mar/17
India -7900.00 Dec/16
Indonesia -2397.00 Mar/17
Italy 3121.40 Mar/17
Japan 2907.70 Mar/17
Mexico -3362.67 Dec/16
Netherlands 17897.70 Dec/16
Russia 22800.00 Mar/17
South Korea 5930.00 Mar/17
Spain -223.00 Feb/17
Switzerland 22022.94 Dec/16
Turkey -3057.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom -12088.00 Dec/16
United States -112382.00 Dec/16