Leap spurs the monthly trade surplus to its fifth-highest level of US$15.88b
China's exports jumped 33 per cent year on year last month, resulting in a monthly trade surplus of US$15.88 billion, according to data released yesterday.Tuesday, 13 February, 2007, 12:00am
Updated at 6.58pm: The value of Hong Kong?s exports last month rose 14.7 per cent to $193.5 billion compared with March last year, government figures showed on Thursday.
The Census and Statistics Department figures said the value of re-exports increased 13.8 per cent to $182.8 billion, while domestic exports expanded 32.8 per cent to $10.7 billion.
27 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
Updated at 6.30pm: Hong Kong has recorded a significant year-on-year rise in exports in August, latest Census and Statistics Department figures showed on Tuesday. The merchandise trade statistics revealed that the value of total exports - comprising re-exports and domestic exports - rose by 12.7 per cent to $205.9 billion in August.27 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's exports fell last month as the economic slowdown in the United States took its toll on demand, and the trend is set to continue in the first half.
The value of total exports of goods - re-exports and domestic exports - slid 1.2 per cent from a year earlier to HK$121.3 billion.27 Apr 2001 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's total exports and imports rose sharply last month over a year earlier amid continued strong external and domestic demand.
The value of total exports of goods (comprising re-exports and domestic exports) surged 23.6 per cent last month year on year to HK$155 billion.28 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
The value of Hong Kong's trade deteriorated again last month with domestic exports and re-exports both registering year-on-year decreases, while imports slipped dramatically.
The Government said yesterday that weak demand from East Asia was to blame for the continuing poor state of trade in February.27 Mar 1999 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's trade deficit narrowed to $5.6 billion in February, sharply down from a $14.9 billion deficit a year earlier, according to the Government.
Imports fell 3.7 per cent from a year earlier to $96 billion.
Within exports, the value of re-exports, mainly from China, rose by 8.9 per cent to $76.2 billion.30 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
CHINA'S foreign trade is expected to grow by an average of 12 per cent a year to achieve an annual volume of US$400 billion by 2000.
Its foreign trade sector soared by more than 18 per cent to $236.73 billion last year, ranking it the 11th in the world.8 Feb 1996 - 12:00am
HONG KONG exports to Brazil have soared since the Brazilian authorities clamped down on smuggling from neighbouring South American countries, opening huge demand for a wide range of consumer products, primarily electronic goods and telecommunications equipment.7 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
ARGENTINA has joined Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay to form a tariff-free South American common market which offers a new frontier for investment and global competitiveness.
The union, known as MERCOSUR, brings together a population of 200 million with a gross domestic product valued at US$850 billion.25 May 1995 - 12:00am
GUANGDONG estimates that less than one per cent of its exports - valued at about US$400 million (HK$3.09 billion) - will be affected in the event of a Sino-US trade war, according to a senior trade official in the province.19 Feb 1995 - 12:00am
BOOMING imported car sales in China - many delivered through Hongkong - are expected to moderate as importers react to the recent renminbi devaluation and buyers contemplate higher prices.18 Jun 1993 - 12:00am
HONGKONG'S total exports to Argentina jumped by a remarkable 129 per cent last year over 1991.
The percentage increase in 1992 was not as high as in 1991, when exports leapt by an astounding 375 per cent.
But, in value terms, 1992 was a remarkable year.25 May 1993 - 12:00am
WHILE bilateral trade increased almost equally between China and Canada in 1992, many analysts agree China is poised to record a sharp surplus this year.
Third-quarter statistics show China's exports to Canada increased by 23 per cent to C$1.8 billion (about HK$10.9 billion) last year from $1.4 billion in the same period in 1991.14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am