Top Hong Kong Imports 2016
In 2016, Hong Kong bought US$547.1 billion worth of imported products down by -1.1% since 2012 and down by -2.2% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from China

China's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$244.4 billion or 44.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $141.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $33.5 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $8.6 billion
  4. Gems, precious metals: $8 billion
  5. Knit or crochet clothing: $4.8 billion
  6. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $4.3 billion
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $4.2 billion
  8. Toys, games: $3.7 billion
  9. Plastics: $3.6 billion
10. Cereals: $2.5 billion
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Taiwan

Taiwan's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$48.7 billion or 8.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $42.3 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.6 billion
  3. Plastics: $1 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $763.4 million
  5. Gems, precious metals: $269 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $241.4 million
  7. Glass: $207.7 million
  8. Iron and steel: $165.2 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $156.6 million
10. Machinery: $145.8 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$34.3 billion or 6.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $16.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $4.4 billion
  3. Plastics: $1.5 billion
  4. Gems, precious metals: $1.5 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1.3 billion
  6. Cereals: $1.1 billion
  7. Vehicles: $989.7 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $812.6 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $639.5 million
10. Fish: $477.3 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$30.3 billion or 5.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $23 billion
  2. Plastics: $1.1 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.1 billion
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $933.8 million
  5. Machinery: $776.2 million
  6. Glass: $525.3 million
  7. Gems, precious metals: $503.9 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $392.3 million
  9. Raw hides excluding furskins:$140.3 million
10. Tobacco: $96.3 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from the US

America's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$26.1 billion or 4.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $6.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $4 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $3.6 billion
  4. Fruits, nuts: $1.6 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1.5 billion
  6. Meat: $1.5 billion
  7. Plastics: $1.1 billion
  8. Aircraft, spacecraft: $676.5 million
  9. Glass: $641.3 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $491.9 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Switzerland

Switzerland's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$18.3 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $13.1 billion
  2. Cereals: $4.3 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $177.3 million
  4. Machinery: $115.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $110.5 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $90.9 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $75.6 million
  8. Inorganic chemicals: $40.8 million
  9. Clocks and watches: $40.7 million
10. Collector items, art, antiques: $36.6 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from India

India's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$16.6 billion or 3% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $15.4 billion
  2. Raw hides excluding furskins:$225.4 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $220.8 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $103.9 million
  5. Fish: $69.9 million
  6. Cotton: $66.7 million
  7. Machinery: $63.5 million
  8. Feathers, artificial flowers, hair:$57 million
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $44.3 million
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $26.4 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$16.5 billion or 3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $13.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  3. Vehicles: $242.6 million
  4. Plastics: $168.1 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $108.1 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $91.9 million
  7. Copper: $65.1 million
  8. Other food preparations: $61.7 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $47 million
10. Fish: $39 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Singapore

Singapore's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$12.2 billion or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $6.6 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $2.2 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.8 billion
  4. Gems, precious metals: $576.8 million
  5. Plastics: $203.9 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $139.6 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $91.8 million
  8. Cereals: $76.7 million
  9. Vehicles: $69.1 million
10. Tobacco: $56.5 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$11.3 billion or 2.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $5 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.2 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $739.3 million
  4. Fruits, nuts: $524 million
  5. Plastics: $236.6 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $216.4 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations: $164.1 million
  8. Raw hides excluding furskins:$104.5 million
  9. Cereals: $83.7 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $79.5 million
Top 10 Hong Kong Imports from Philippines

Filipino exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$8.8 billion or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $6.6 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $1 billion
  3. Machinery: $897.9 million
  4. Fish: $76.3 million
  5. Fruits, nuts: $73.4 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $39 million
  7. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $16.8 million
  8. Leather, animal gut articles: $16.4 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $15 million
10. Copper: $12 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