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

Exports from Hong Kong decreased by 1.2 percent to HKD 296.3 billion in January 2017 from HKD 299.87 billion the same month a year earlier. It was the lowest level since May 2016 as exports to Asia as a whole went down by 1.8 percent, mainly to Vietnam (-7.5 percent); China (-5.8 percent); Philippines (-2.9 percent), and Japan (-2.2 percent). In contrast, sales increased to the USA (5.8 percent) and Germany (9 percent). By commodity, exports declined for: non-metallic mineral manufactures (-13.9 percent), power generating machinery and equipment (-16.1 percent), and textile yam, fabrics, made up articles and related products (-13.9 percent). Meanwhile, exports of electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof went up 1.6 percent. Exports in Hong Kong averaged 76122.20 HKD Million from 1952 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 331986.00 HKD Million in September of 2014 and a record low of 172.00 HKD Million in August of 1953.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-29 08:30 AM Nov 8.1% -1.8%
2017-01-26 08:30 AM Dec 10.1% 8.1%
2017-02-27 08:30 AM Jan -1.2% 10.1%
2017-03-27 08:30 AM Feb -1.2%
2017-04-25 08:30 AM Mar
2017-05-25 08:30 AM Apr




Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -12300.00 -45477.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 296300.00 340340.00 340935.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 296300.00 385817.00 385817.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 45561.00 14829.00 92020.00 -29490.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.10 1.30 13.70 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 100.50 100.80 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -75890.00 8918.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5336027.00 4646938.00 6009577.00 427254.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 10375352.00 9928749.00 10436694.00 2707907.00 HKD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12844.17 11602.90 12844.17 1955.85 HKD Billion [+]



Hong Kong Exports Notes

Hong Kong has an export oriented economy with 98 percent of shipments coming from re-exports. Major exports are electronics and household electrical appliances which accounts for 58 percent of total exports. Other exports include clothing and footwear (6 percent), textile yarn and fabrics (2.4 percent), toys and games (2.3 percent) and watches and clocks (2.2 percent). Major export partners are China (54 percent), the United States (9.9 percent) and the European Union (9.7 percent). Others include: Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea. This page provides - Hong Kong Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
296300.00 340340.00 340935.00 172.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly