Hong Kong Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Hong Kong recorded a Current Account surplus of 1.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Hong Kong averaged 4.56 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 13.70 percent in 2008 and a record low of -6.30 percent in 1995. Current Account to GDP in Hong Kong is reported by the Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.50 13.70 -6.30 1980 - 2014 percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Hong Kong Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Hong Kong Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, August 31, 2015.


Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -28434.00 -45783.00 7228.00 -59250.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 320871.00 299518.00 331986.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 349305.00 345302.00 382355.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 380.00 16701.00 92020.00 -20579.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.90 1.50 13.70 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 100.10 100.90 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -27600.00 -45297.00 31399.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2010268.00 1885384.00 2092072.00 211328.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 9973068.00 10007973.00 10007973.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10482.90 9646.60 10482.90 3319.70 HKD Billion [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.80 Dec/14 -3.30 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -2.10 Dec/14 -2.90 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]