Hong Kong Exports  1952-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Hong Kong decreased by 1.8 percent to HKD 313.7 billion in October 2016 from HKD 319.6 billion the same month a year ago. Exports to Asia as a whole went down by 0.9 percent, mainly to Thailand (-12.7 percent), Japan (-11 percent), Vietnam (-7 percent), India (-3.8 percent) and Korea (-3.4 percent). Total exports to China remained virtually unchanged. Apart from destinations in Asia, decreases were also registered to Germany (-15.3 percent) and the UK (-13.5 percent). By commodity, exports declined for: Telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (-11 percent); non-metallic mineral manufactures (-16.1 percent); and miscellaneous manufactured articles, mainly jewelry, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares (-12 percent). For the first ten months of 2016 as a whole, exports fell 2.5 percent over the same period of 2015. 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)
2016-09-27 08:30 AM Aug 0.8% -5.1% -4.5%
2016-10-27 08:30 AM Sep 3.6% 0.8%
2016-11-24 08:30 AM Oct -1.8% 3.6%
2016-12-29 08:30 AM Nov
2017-01-26 08:30 AM Dec
2017-02-25 08:30 AM Jan




Hong Kong Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -37223.00 -39705.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 313726.00 328019.00 331986.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 350949.00 367724.00 382355.00 230.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account 14937.00 16160.00 92020.00 -29490.00 HKD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.10 1.30 13.70 -6.30 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 100.20 99.90 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 8918.00 10251.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2144636.00 1856397.00 2274375.00 211328.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 9928749.00 9806748.00 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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
313726.00 328019.00 331986.00 172.00 1952 - 2016 HKD Million Monthly



Last Reference Previous Highest
Imports 350949.00  HKD Million Oct/16 367724.00 382355.00 [+]
Exports 313726.00  HKD Million Oct/16 328019.00 331986.00 [+]