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

Imports to Hong Kong increased by 13 percent year-on-year to HKD 364.2 billion in March 2017, due to higher purchases from South Korea (53.9 percent); India (38.0 percent); the Philippines (32.8 percent); Taiwan (23.3 percent); China (12.1 percent); and Thailand (10.2 percent). By commodity, imports surged for: electrical machinery apparatus and appliances, and electrical parts thereof (22.5 percent); telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (10.0 percent); and miscellaneous manufactured articles mainly jewellery, goldsmiths an silversmiths' ware (16 percent). Imports in Hong Kong averaged 84074 HKD Million from 1952 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 385817 HKD Million in December of 2016 and a record low of 230 HKD Million in February of 1954.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-27 08:30 AM Jan -2.7% 8.7%
2017-03-27 08:30 AM Feb 25.4% -2.7%
2017-04-25 08:30 AM Mar 13% 25.4%
2017-05-25 08:30 AM Apr 13%
2017-06-26 08:30 AM May
2017-07-27 08:30 AM Jun




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 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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
364163.00 297978.00 385817.00 230.00 1952 - 2017 HKD Million Monthly