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About

Hong Kong-Japan In 2021, Hong Kong exported $1.81B to Japan. The main products that Hong Kong exported to Japan are Platinum ($183M), Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($97.6M), and Gas Turbines ($89.5M). During the last 26 years the exports of Hong Kong to Japan have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.74%, from $2.86B in 1995 to $1.81B in 2021.

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

Japan-Hong Kong In 2021, Japan exported $28.5B to Hong Kong. The main products that Japan exported to Hong Kong were Integrated Circuits ($3.81B), Gold ($2.27B), and Semiconductor Devices ($2.02B). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 0.19%, from $27.1B in 1995 to $28.5B in 2021.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Hong Kong worth -$1.52B, with Transportation ($2.11B), Travel ($816M), and Royalties and license fees ($313M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  Hong Kong ranked 21 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.16), and 36 in total exports ($124B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.06), and 4 in total exports ($731B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Hong Kong exported $1.81B to Japan. The main products exported from Hong Kong to Japan were Platinum ($183M), Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($97.6M), and Gas Turbines ($89.5M). During the last 26 years the exports of Hong Kong to Japan have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.74%, from $2.86B in 1995 to $1.81B in 2021.

In 2021, Japan exported $28.5B to Hong Kong. The main products exported from Japan to Hong Kong were Integrated Circuits ($3.81B), Gold ($2.27B), and Semiconductor Devices ($2.02B). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Hong Kong have increased at an annualized rate of 0.19%, from $27.1B in 1995 to $28.5B in 2021.

Exports from Hong Kong (Flag) to Japan (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Japan (Flag) to Hong Kong (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Hong Kong (Flag) and Japan (Flag)

Hong Kong Exports

Japan Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Hong Kong
Top Destination
China$30.3B
Japan
Top Destination
China$153B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Hong Kong than Japan were India ($17B), Macau ($2.4B), and Israel ($2.82B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Japan than Hong Kong were United States ($128B), China ($153B), and Chinese Taipei ($52.5B).

Difference in imports from Japan (Flag) and Hong Kong (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Hong Kong - Japan

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Scale

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

During 2021, Hong Kong had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Machines ($490M), Precious Metals ($406M), and Mineral Products ($185M).

During 2021, Japan had a large net trade with Hong Kong in the exports of Machines ($14.2B), Precious Metals ($3.63B), and Chemical Products ($2.31B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2009, Japan exported services to Hong Kong worth -$1.52B, with Transportation ($2.11B), Travel ($816M), and Royalties and license fees ($313M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from Japan (Flag) to Hong Kong (Flag) (2009)

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

Product Space of Hong Kong (Flag) and Japan (Flag) (2021)

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