Top Hong Kong Imports 2017
In 2017, Hong Kong bought US$589.8 billion worth of imported products down by -5.1% since 2013 but up by 7.8% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from China

China's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$262.8 billion or 44.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $152.3 billion
  2. Machinery: $37 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $9.6 billion
  4. Gems, precious metals: $7.3 billion
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $5.4 billion
  6. Toys, games: $5 billion
  7. Knit or crochet clothing: $4.4 billion
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $4 billion
  9. Plastics: $3.7 billion
10. Clocks, watches: $2.7 billion
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Taiwan

Taiwan's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$42.4 billion or 7.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $34.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.1 billion
  3. Plastics: $1.3 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $983.4 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $396.8 million
  6. Gems, precious metals: $285.3 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $188.1 million
  8. Iron and steel: $180 million
  9. Man-made filaments: $137.6 million
10. Glass: $132 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Singapore

Singapore's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$37.7 billion or 6.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $27 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.4 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $3 billion
  4. Gems, precious metals: $1.3 billion
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $759.1 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $297.6 million
  7. Plastics: $247 million
  8. Clocks, watches: $198.9 million
  9. Beverages: $194.6 million
10. Vehicles: $173.2 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$35.8 billion or 6.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $16.3 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $4.4 billion
  3. Machinery: $4.1 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.3 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1.1 billion
  6. Vehicles: $1 billion
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $818.2 million
  8. Clocks, watches: $768.3 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $672 million
10. Fish: $444.2 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Hong Kong amounted to $32.5 billion or 5.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $23.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.9 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.2 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.2 billion
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $980.3 million
  6. Gems, precious metals: $482.8 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $395 million
  8. Glass: $231.5 million
  9. Zinc: $123.4 million
10. Raw hides excluding furskins: $113.1 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from the US

America's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$30.9 billion or 5.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $9.8 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $7.7 billion
  3. Machinery: $2.7 billion
  4. Meat: $1.7 billion
  5. Fruits, nuts: $1.5 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $1.4 billion
  7. Plastics: $888.4 million
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $597.3 million
  9. Vehicles: $434.2 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $432.8 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Switzerland

Switzerland's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$15.2 billion or 2.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $10.5 billion
  2. Clocks, watches: $2.9 billion
  3. Leather, animal gut articles: $337.7 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $242.9 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $216.5 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $191.6 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $121.5 million
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $94.7 million
  9. Footwear: $93.1 million
10. Machinery: $92.7 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$14.8 billion or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $11.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $305.6 million
  4. Plastics: $252.3 million
  5. Vehicles: $91.1 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $85.6 million
  7. Copper: $66.6 million
  8. Other food preparations: $62.8 million
  9. Feathers, artificial flowers, hair:$60 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $53.9 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from India

India's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$13.8 billion or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $12.5 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $245 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $219.3 million
  4. Raw hides excluding furskins: $196.4 million
  5. Iron and steel: $100.2 million
  6. Fish: $66.1 million
  7. Cotton: $64.7 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $45 million
  9. Machinery: $44.1 million
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $26.6 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$11.7 billion or 2% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $5.3 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.9 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $1.1 billion
  4. Fruits, nuts: $430.1 million
  5. Plastics: $223.9 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $214.9 million
  7. Cereals: $164.2 million
  8. Clocks, watches: $100.4 million
  9. Mineral fuels including oil: $98.4 million
10. Meat, seafood preparations: $79.9 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Philippines

Filipino exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$11.2 billion or 1.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $8.2 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $1.4 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $85.9 million
  5. Fish: $77.5 million
  6. Fruits, nuts: $75 million
  7. Plastics: $22.4 million
  8. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $18.8 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $10.5 million
10. Copper: $10.3 million
Fastest-Growing Hong Kong Imports
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis