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2019
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Exports
: $268B, Rnk 2 / 209

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Top Product
: $42B, Integrated Circuits

2019
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Exports
: $26.8B, Rnk 1 / 196

2019
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Top Product
: $3.34B, Gold

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.01, Rnk 29 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.02, Rnk 28 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $14.3T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 181%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $366B, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 70.9%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $10,262, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 168%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC
: $48,713, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 58.7%, CURRENT US$
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China-Hong Kong: In 2019, China exported $268B to Hong Kong. The main products that China exported to Hong Kong are Integrated Circuits ($42B), Broadcasting Equipment ($37.7B), and Office Machine Parts ($20.3B). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 7.94%, from $42.8B in 1995 to $268B in 2019.

In 2019, China did not exported services to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong-China: In 2019, Hong Kong exported $26.8B to China . The main products that Hong Kong exported to China were Gold ($3.34B), Gas Turbines ($2.51B), and Telephones ($1.45B). During the last 24 years the exports of Hong Kong to China have increased at an annualized rate of 3.19%, from $12.6B in 1995 to $26.8B in 2019.

In 2019, Hong Kong did not exported services to China.

Comparison: In 2019,  China ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 1 in total exports ($2.57T). That same year, Hong Kong ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.02), and 34 in total exports ($118B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2019, China exported $268B to Hong Kong. The main products exported from China to Hong Kong were Integrated Circuits ($42B), Broadcasting Equipment ($37.7B), and Office Machine Parts ($20.3B). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 7.94%, from $42.8B in 1995 to $268B in 2019.

In 2019, Hong Kong exported $26.8B to China. The main products exported from Hong Kong to China were Gold ($3.34B), Gas Turbines ($2.51B), and Telephones ($1.45B). During the last 24 years the exports of Hong Kong to China have increased at an annualized rate of 3.19%, from $12.6B in 1995 to $26.8B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $429B

Hong Kong
Top Destination
: China, $26.8B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Hong Kong. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Hong Kong or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Hong Kong were United States ($429B), Japan ($152B), and South Korea ($108B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Hong Kong than China were Guam ($101M), Northern Mariana Islands ($48.8M), and American Samoa ($242k).

Comparative Advantage China - Hong Kong

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This chart compares trade between China and Hong Kong by product, considering products traded by both, China and Hong Kong.

During 2019, China had a large net trade with Hong Kong in the exports of Machines ($191B), Instruments ($13.7B), and Mineral Products ($9.03B).

During 2019, Hong Kong had a large net trade with China in the exports of Machines ($9.65B), Precious Metals ($4.49B), and Vegetable Products ($2.79B).

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Hong Kong. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Hong Kong has comparative advantage over China.