The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council estimates the city’s exports will fall 10 per cent this year, which would be its worst performance in a decade. Pictured, cargo containers at Kwai Tsing. Photo: Winson WongThe Hong Kong Trade and Development Council estimates the city’s exports will fall 10 per cent this year, which would be its worst performance in a decade. Pictured, cargo containers at Kwai Tsing. Photo: Winson Wong
The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council estimates the city’s exports will fall 10 per cent this year, which would be its worst performance in a decade. Pictured, cargo containers at Kwai Tsing. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong exports continue to slump, falling 7.4 per cent in May, as pandemic and China-US ties hammer demand

  • Exports drop to HK$317.6 billion against a year ago, while imports tumble 12.3 per cent
  • Covid-19 and worsening ties between two economic superpowers weakening demand, census department says
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The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council estimates the city’s exports will fall 10 per cent this year, which would be its worst performance in a decade. Pictured, cargo containers at Kwai Tsing. Photo: Winson WongThe Hong Kong Trade and Development Council estimates the city’s exports will fall 10 per cent this year, which would be its worst performance in a decade. Pictured, cargo containers at Kwai Tsing. Photo: Winson Wong
The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council estimates the city’s exports will fall 10 per cent this year, which would be its worst performance in a decade. Pictured, cargo containers at Kwai Tsing. Photo: Winson Wong
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