The Census and Statistics Department released the external merchandise trade statistics for July 2018. In July 2018, the values of Hong Kong’s total exports and imports of goods both recorded year-on-year increases, at 10.0% and 14.0% respectively.
In July 2018, the value of total exports of goods increased by 10.0% over a year earlier to $359.1 billion. Concurrently, the value of imports of goods increased by 14.0% over a year earlier to $406.2 billion in July 2018.
Comparing the three-month period ending July 2018 with the preceding three months on a seasonally adjusted basis, the value of total exports of goods increased by 0.5%. Meanwhile, the value of imports of goods increased by 0.4%.