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YearQuarterCurrent accountFinancial non-reserve assetsOverall Balance of Payments
(HK$ million)As a ratio to GDP (%)(HK$ million)As a ratio to GDP (%)(HK$ million)As a ratio to GDP (%)
2015 79,553 3.3 153,570 6.4 281,996 11.8
2016 # 98,664 4.0 -91,874 -3.7 8,856 0.4
2017 # 119,218 4.5 174,666 6.6 250,509 9.4
2017 # Q3 57,397 8.4 -29,471 -4.3 55,601 8.2
Q4 21,431 3.0 83,691 11.6 73,494 10.2
2018 # Q1 16,564 2.4 29,288 4.3 73,786 10.7
Q2 15,591 2.3 -93,542 -13.8 -48,503 -7.2
Q3 45,772 6.3 -69,064 -9.5 -41,723 -5.7
Notes : Individual figures may not add up to the total due to rounding.
 #Figures are subject to revision later on as more data become available.
 In accordance with the accounting rules adopted in compiling Balance of Payments, a positive value for the balance figure in the current account represents a surplus whereas a negative value represents a deficit. In the capital and financial account, a positive value indicates a net financial inflow while a negative value indicates a net outflow.
Source : Balance of Payments Branch (1),
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 3903 6981
 Enquiry e-mail : bop@censtatd.gov.hk)



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