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About

United Kingdom-Hong Kong In 2021, United Kingdom exported $9.48B to Hong Kong. The main products that United Kingdom exported to Hong Kong are Platinum ($2.18B), Gas Turbines ($2.03B), and Gold ($691M). During the last 26 years the exports of United Kingdom to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 3.22%, from $4.15B in 1995 to $9.48B in 2021.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to Hong Kong worth $4.5B, with Other business services ($1.94B), Travel ($795M), and Financial services ($788M) being the largest in terms of value.

Hong Kong-United Kingdom In 2021, Hong Kong exported $7.18B to United Kingdom. The main products that Hong Kong exported to United Kingdom were Silver ($3.28B), Gold ($1.14B), and Gas Turbines ($290M). During the last 26 years the exports of Hong Kong to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 0.95%, from $5.62B in 1995 to $7.18B in 2021.

In 2021, Hong Kong did not export any services to United Kingdom.

Comparison In 2021,  United Kingdom ranked 11 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.43), and 13 in total exports ($420B). That same year, Hong Kong ranked 21 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.16), and 36 in total exports ($124B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, United Kingdom exported $9.48B to Hong Kong. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Hong Kong were Platinum ($2.18B), Gas Turbines ($2.03B), and Gold ($691M). During the last 26 years the exports of United Kingdom to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 3.22%, from $4.15B in 1995 to $9.48B in 2021.

In 2021, Hong Kong exported $7.18B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Hong Kong to United Kingdom were Silver ($3.28B), Gold ($1.14B), and Gas Turbines ($290M). During the last 26 years the exports of Hong Kong to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 0.95%, from $5.62B in 1995 to $7.18B in 2021.

Exports from United Kingdom (Flag) to Hong Kong (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Hong Kong (Flag) to United Kingdom (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
United Kingdom
Top Destination
United States$56.1B
Hong Kong
Top Destination
China$30.3B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Hong Kong were United States ($56.1B), Germany ($39.5B), and Netherlands ($34.6B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Hong Kong than United Kingdom were India ($17B), China ($30.3B), and Philippines ($3.46B).

Difference in imports from Hong Kong (Flag) and United Kingdom (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage United Kingdom - Hong Kong

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Hong Kong in the exports of Precious Metals ($3.44B), Machines ($3.09B), and Instruments ($682M).

During 2021, Hong Kong had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Precious Metals ($4.86B), Machines ($1.21B), and Miscellaneous ($265M).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to Hong Kong worth $4.5B, with Other business services ($1.94B), Travel ($795M), and Financial services ($788M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from United Kingdom (Flag) to Hong Kong (Flag) (2019)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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

Product Space of United Kingdom (Flag) and Hong Kong (Flag) (2021)

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