Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, USA
Hong Kong
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External Merchandise Trade in January 2020

 



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March 19, 2020 - Further to the external merchandise trade statistics in value terms for January 2020 released earlier on, the Census and Statistics Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government released today the volume and price statistics of external merchandise trade for that month.

In January 2020, the volume of Hong Kong’s total exports of goods and imports of goods decreased by 22.9% and 16.8% respectively over January 2019.

Comparing the three months ending January 2020 with the three months ending January 2019, the volume of Hong Kong’s total exports of goods and imports of goods decreased by 6.8% and 8.0% respectively.

Comparing the three-month period ending January 2020 with the preceding three months on a seasonally adjusted basis, the volume of total exports of goods and imports of goods decreased by 4.1% and 1.8% respectively.

Comparing January 2020 with January 2019, the prices of total exports of goods and imports of goods increased by 0.4% and 0.7% respectively.


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