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

Imports to Hong Kong decreased by 2.7 percent to HKD 308.6 billion in January 2017 from HKD 317.35 billion the same month a year earlier. It is the lowest value since February 2016 as falls were recorded in purchases from major suppliers, in particular Malaysia (-14.2 percent), the USA (-13.2 percent), Japan (-6.2 percent), Thailand (-5.4 percent), and China (-4.8 percent). By commodity, imports declined for: office machines and automatic data processing machines (-12.2 percent), miscellaneous manufactured articles (-16 percent), articles of apparel and clothing accessories (-12 percent). However, increases were registered in imports of articles of electrical machinery apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (6.7 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 82748.64 HKD Million from 1952 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 382355.00 HKD Million in September of 2014 and a record low of 230.00 HKD Million in February of 1954.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-29 08:30 AM Nov 7.6% 0.5%
2017-01-26 08:30 AM Dec 8.7% 7.6%
2017-02-27 08:30 AM Jan -2.7% 8.7%
2017-03-27 08:30 AM Feb -2.7%
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 -12345.00 -45477.00 7228.00 -59253.00 HKD Million [+]
Exports 296299.00 340340.00 340935.00 172.00 HKD Million [+]
Imports 308643.00 385817.00 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 101.10 100.50 108.50 99.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -66102.00 -75890.00 22424.00 -89673.00 HKD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5475176.00 5336027.00 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 Imports Notes

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 March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
308643.00 385817.00 385817.00 230.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly