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YearMonthValueUnit valueQuantum
IndexYear-on-year % changeIndexYear-on-year % changeIndexYear-on-year % change
2016 100.0 -0.9 100.0 -1.7 100.0 +1.0
2017 108.7 +8.7 101.9 +1.9 106.8 +6.8
2018 117.8 +8.4 104.5 +2.6 113.0 +5.9
2017 Oct 113.4 +7.9 102.8 +2.2 110.2 +5.6
Nov 121.9 +8.6 102.7 +2.2 118.8 +6.3
Dec 125.9 +9.0 103.5 +2.3 121.6 +6.7
2018 Jan 114.4 +23.8 102.4 +2.3 111.8 +21.3
Feb 86.4 -3.2 103.8 +2.1 83.3 -5.2
Mar 120.7 +10.7 103.8 +2.5 116.5 +8.1
Apr 112.9 +11.1 103.6 +2.7 109.2 +8.3
May 118.1 +16.5 103.7 +2.9 114.2 +13.5
Jun 118.1 +4.4 104.1 +2.9 113.6 +1.7
Jul 121.6 +14.0 104.8 +2.6 116.2 +11.5
Aug 128.3 +16.4 105.3 +2.7 122.1 +13.6
Sep 126.5 +4.8 105.5 +2.9 120.2 +2.1
Oct 128.2 +13.1 105.8 +2.9 121.6 +10.3
Nov 122.5 +0.5 105.2 +2.5 116.7 -1.8
Dec 117.1 -7.0 105.6 +2.0 111.0 -8.7
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.
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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