Flag Hong Kong / China Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $25.3B, Rnk 1 / 192

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $3.34B, Gold

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $282B, Rnk 2 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $41.6B, Broadcasting Equipment

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 32 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 30 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $363B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 65.4%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $13.6T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 196%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $48,676, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 54.4%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $9,771, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 182%, CURRENT US$
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Hong Kong-China: In 2018, Hong Kong exported $25.3B to China. The main products exported from Hong Kong to China were Gold ($3.34B), Telephones ($1.46B), and Office Machine Parts ($1.42B). During the last 23 years the exports of Hong Kong to China have increased at an annualized rate of 2.77%, from $13.5B in 1995 to $25.3B in 2018.

China-Hong Kong: In 2018, China exported $282B to Hong Kong. The main products exported from China to Hong Kong were Broadcasting Equipment ($41.6B), Integrated Circuits ($38.2B), and Office Machine Parts ($23.7B). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 7.14%, from $57.6B in 1995 to $282B in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Hong Kong ranked 32 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 34 in total exports ($127B). That same year, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Hong Kong was ranked 17 with a GDP Per Capita of $48,676, and China was ranked 78 with a GDP Per Capita of $9,771.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Hong Kong exported $25.3B to China. The main products exported from Hong Kong to China were Gold ($3.34B), Telephones ($1.46B), and Office Machine Parts ($1.42B). During the last 23 years the exports of Hong Kong to China have increased at an annualized rate of 2.77%, from $13.5B in 1995 to $25.3B in 2018.

In 2018, China exported $282B to Hong Kong. The main products exported from China to Hong Kong were Broadcasting Equipment ($41.6B), Integrated Circuits ($38.2B), and Office Machine Parts ($23.7B). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 7.14%, from $57.6B in 1995 to $282B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Hong Kong
Top Destination
: China, $25.3B

China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Hong Kong than China were Macau ($6.26B), Guam ($99.3M), and Northern Mariana Islands ($59.8M).

In 2018, countries that imported more from China than Hong Kong were United States ($499B), Japan ($155B), and South Korea ($107B).

Comparative Advantage Hong Kong - China

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

During 2018, Hong Kong had a large net trade with China in the exports of Machines ($9.09B), Precious Metals ($4.15B), and Metals ($2.48B).

During 2018, China had a large net trade with Hong Kong in the exports of Machines ($204B), Instruments ($14.5B), and Textiles ($11.1B).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Hong Kong and China. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

To create custom forecast, or modify the parameters of the forecasting model, visit our Forecast Section.

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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 Hong Kong has comparative advantage over China. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Hong Kong.