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YearMonthValueUnit valueQuantum
IndexYear-on-year % changeIndexYear-on-year % changeIndexYear-on-year % change
2016 92.0 -0.9 98.1 -1.7 93.7 +1.0
2017 100.0 +8.7 100.0 +1.9 100.0 +6.8
2018 108.4 +8.4 102.6 +2.6 105.9 +5.9
2017 Dec 115.8 +9.0 101.5 +2.3 113.9 +6.7
2018 Jan 105.2 +23.8 100.5 +2.3 104.7 +21.3
Feb 79.5 -3.2 101.9 +2.1 78.0 -5.2
Mar 111.1 +10.7 101.8 +2.5 109.1 +8.1
Apr 103.9 +11.1 101.6 +2.7 102.3 +8.3
May 108.7 +16.5 101.8 +2.9 107.0 +13.5
Jun 108.6 +4.4 102.1 +2.9 106.4 +1.7
Jul 111.9 +14.0 102.9 +2.6 108.8 +11.5
Aug 118.0 +16.4 103.4 +2.7 114.4 +13.6
Sep 116.4 +4.8 103.6 +2.9 112.6 +2.1
Oct 117.9 +13.1 103.9 +2.9 113.9 +10.3
Nov 112.7 +0.5 103.3 +2.5 109.3 -1.8
Dec 107.7 -7.0 103.6 +2.0 104.0 -8.7
2019 Jan 98.9 -6.0 102.5 +2.0 96.6 -7.7
Feb 76.4 -3.8 104.2 +2.3 73.7 -5.5
Notes : '0.0'denotes increase or decrease of less than 0.05%.
 Hong Kong's external merchandise trade statistics are compiled based on information contained in import/export declarations. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is a separate customs territory, as stated in "The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China". Import/export declaration is also required of Hong Kong's merchandise trade with the mainland of China, and statistics relating to this are included in Hong Kong's external merchandise trade statistics.
 The value index, unit value index and quantum index measure the changes in value, prices and volume of external merchandise trade respectively.
 The reference year for the trade indices has been revised from 2016 to 2017.
Source : Trade Analysis Section (1),
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 2582 4005
 Enquiry e-mail : trade@censtatd.gov.hk)



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