This publication is published annually in two separate volumes, namely 'Imports' and 'Domestic Exports and Re-exports'. It contains a detailed breakdown of the annual figures of the latest year and the preceding year analysed by country/territory and of each country/territory by commodity item.
This publication is one of the external trade reports compiled by the Census and Statistics Department. Other external trade reports include Hong Kong External Merchandise Trade (monthly), Hong Kong Merchandise Trade Statistics (monthly) and Hong Kong Merchandise Trade Index Numbers (monthly). The reports are each featured in its own way.