The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released the external merchandise trade statistics for July 2019. In July 2019, the values of Hong Kong’s total exports and imports of goods both recorded year-on-year decreases, at 5.7% and 8.7% respectively.
In July 2019, the value of total exports of goods decreased by 5.7% over a year earlier to $338.6 billion, Concurrently, the value of imports of goods decreased by 8.7% over a year earlier to $370.8 billion in July 2019.
Comparing the three-month period ending July 2019 with the preceding three months on a seasonally adjusted basis, the value of total exports of goods decreased by 0.8%. Meanwhile, the value of imports of goods decreased by 1.3%.
Enquiries on merchandise trade statistics may be directed to the Trade Analysis Section (2) of the C&SD (Tel: 2582 5042).