Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Hong Kong trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2021/3 - 2021/7

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2021/3
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2021/4
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Export2.22.01.81.61.6
Import0.10.20.10.10.1
Trade in Goods0.90.90.80.70.7

USA's foreign trade with Hong Kong, exports to Hong Kong and imports from Hong Kong in Juli 2021


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

In Juli Hong Kong was USA's 27. most important foreign trade partner. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Hong Kong. Trade with Hong Kong represented in Juli of 2021, 0.7 per cent share of USA's foreign trade in goods, 1.6% of USA's exports and 0.1% of imports. Amounting trade to worth of $2.6 billion was 21.4 per cent bigger than in Juli of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Hong Kong was $2.0 billion of surplus.

The value of imports from Hong Kong decreased strongly, by 37.0 per cent compared to in Juli of the previous year. The import amounted to $275 million in Juli 2021. Major product categories of imports from Hong Kong were Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind), representing 27.7 percent of imports, Sitc897 (jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares, and other articles of precious or semiprecious materials, n.e.s.) 25.6 % and Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76) 5.2 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Hong Kong were 36.7 percent higher than in Juli of the previous year, thus amounting to $2.3 billion. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76), which represented a share of 20.4 per cent of total exports, Sitc776 (thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor dev) 15.9 % and Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary) 6.6 % of the exports.

Development during January-Juli 2021

During January-Juli 2021, the value of trade in goods between countries was lower than during the corresponding period in the previous year. The value of the trade was $19.6 billion, a decrease of 1.3 %. During January-Juli the value of imports was $2.1 billion. The export value was $17.5 billion. Compared to the corresponding period January - Juli in 2020, the value of imports during this period decreased by 67.9 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind), worth $773 million. In export the largest value had Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76), worth being $3.2 billion. The value of exports during this period increased by 31.0 %. The trade balance between USA and Hong Kongin between January and Juli was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $15.4 billion.


Table: USA's export to Hong Kong (HK) during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 145.1 4.4 128.0 4.5 132.3 5.1 107.7 4.6 118.1 5.2
01. Meat and meat preparations 62.8 1.9 44.7 1.6 52.6 2.0 40.1 1.7 39.3 1.7
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 5.1 0.2 5.3 0.2 6.9 0.3 6.8 0.3 5.9 0.3
03. Fish and fish preparations 10.9 0.3 21.6 0.7 15.6 0.6 10.1 0.4 12.9 0.6
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 3.10 0.1 4.2 0.1 3.6 0.1 3.2 0.1 3.0 0.1
05. Vegetables and fruit 28.10 0.9 26.10 0.9 27.4 1.1 25.7 1.1 29.1 1.3
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 2.1 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.9 0.1 2.6 0.1 2.4 0.1
08. Feeding stuff for animals 5.9 0.2 3.8 0.1 4.2 0.2 3.8 0.2 4.4 0.2
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 25.0 0.8 19.2 0.7 19.9 0.8 15.1 0.6 20.9 0.9
1. Beverages and tobacco 12.6 0.4 8.10 0.3 11.2 0.4 11.9 0.5 11.1 0.5
11. Beverages 12.6 0.4 8.0 0.3 10.1 0.4 10.0 0.4 11.1 0.5
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.10 0.1 0.1 0.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 73.5 2.2 82.6 2.9 91.8 3.6 61.9 2.7 63.3 2.8
21. Hides,skins,furskins,raw 1.7 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 2.0 0.1
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0 1.0 0.0
24. Cork and wood 0.5 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.0
25. Pulp and waste paper 5.3 0.2 2.10 0.1 1.6 0.1 2.8 0.1 1.8 0.1
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 0.3 0.0 3.7 0.1 2.7 0.1 4.3 0.2 1.3 0.1
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.7 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 56.1 1.7 69.4 2.4 81.8 3.2 50.2 2.2 53.5 2.3
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 7.8 0.2 4.6 0.2 3.3 0.1 2.8 0.1 2.6 0.1
3. Mineral fuels etc 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 42.2 1.6 19.1 0.8 0.8 0.0
32. Coal,coke and briquettes 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 17.8 0.8 0 0.0
33. Petroleum and products 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 42.2 1.6 1.3 0.1 0.8 0.0
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 3.8 0.1 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 3.3 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 158.3 4.8 129.6 4.5 158.4 6.1 167.1 7.2 158.6 6.9
51. Organic chemicals 4.8 0.1 2.6 0.1 6.5 0.3 13.7 0.6 8.0 0.3
52. Inorganic chemicals 1.9 0.1 1.7 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.8 0.1 2.3 0.1
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 3.9 0.1 4.4 0.2 3.2 0.1 3.2 0.1 4.2 0.2
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 17.1 0.5 16.10 0.6 26.1 1.0 19.6 0.8 18.1 0.8
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 49.7 1.5 33.4 1.2 34.2 1.3 33.7 1.4 36.9 1.6
57. Plastics in primary forms 40.4 1.2 36.0 1.3 37.7 1.5 51.3 2.2 49.8 2.2
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 18.8 0.6 19.6 0.7 21.5 0.8 20.4 0.9 19.1 0.8
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 21.10 0.7 15.3 0.5 27.7 1.1 23.6 1.0 20.6 0.9
6. Basic manufactures 236.3 7.2 206.8 7.2 199.2 7.7 245.4 10.6 227.4 10.0
61. Leather,dressed fur,etc. 0.6 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.6 0.0 1.1 0.0
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 2.10 0.1 2.3 0.1 1.8 0.1 1.9 0.1 2.9 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 4.1 0.1 3.9 0.1 4.4 0.2 4.2 0.2 4.3 0.2
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 9.4 0.3 11.8 0.4 13.1 0.5 9.1 0.4 8.0 0.4
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 191.10 5.9 159.10 5.6 138.5 5.4 183.2 7.9 139.4 6.1
67. Iron and steel 1.9 0.1 1.7 0.1 2.6 0.1 1.2 0.0 1.6 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 14.2 0.4 13.6 0.5 26.0 1.0 33.9 1.5 57.0 2.5
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 11.3 0.3 12.7 0.4 11.9 0.5 11.6 0.5 13.2 0.6
7. Machinery,transport equipment 1,316.8 40.2 1,192.1 41.5 1,277.4 49.6 1,310.6 56.4 1,179.5 51.7
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 9.6 0.3 12.3 0.4 11.3 0.4 9.6 0.4 13.0 0.6
72. Machinery for specialized industries 13.10 0.4 15.9 0.6 15.2 0.6 16.2 0.7 17.5 0.8
73. Metal working machinery 0.10 0.0 1.10 0.1 1.4 0.1 2.9 0.1 0.10 0.0
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 34.10 1.1 24.8 0.9 26.10 1.0 27.9 1.2 27.9 1.2
75. Office machines and adp machines 97.3 3.0 107.8 3.8 122.2 4.7 123.7 5.3 104.1 4.6
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 491.2 15.0 407.4 14.2 503.7 19.6 477.5 20.5 468.9 20.5
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 557.3 17.0 556.3 19.4 523.8 20.3 563.5 24.2 485.2 21.3
78. Road vehicles 11.7 0.4 9.6 0.3 6.3 0.2 8.7 0.4 7.3 0.3
79. Other transport equipment 100.1 3.1 56.4 2.0 66.9 2.6 80.9 3.5 55.0 2.4
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 484.1 14.8 377.5 13.2 394.2 15.3 357.2 15.4 326.3 14.3
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.8 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.0 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 1.2 0.0 1.7 0.1 1.4 0.1 0.9 0.0 1.6 0.1
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 2.10 0.1 2.3 0.1 2.4 0.1 2.4 0.1 2.4 0.1
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 6.5 0.2 5.2 0.2 4.6 0.2 6.7 0.3 5.9 0.3
85. Footwear 4.2 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.8 0.1 2.3 0.1 2.7 0.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 72.4 2.2 63.8 2.2 76.2 3.0 58.6 2.5 71.10 3.1
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 78.8 2.4 81.2 2.8 53.1 2.1 61.9 2.7 55.1 2.4
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 317.7 9.7 220.4 7.7 254.3 9.9 223.7 9.6 185.9 8.1
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 846.4 25.8 743.1 25.9 269.2 10.4 43.4 1.9 197.8 8.7
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 10.6 0.3 8.2 0.3 6.0 0.2 8.3 0.4 8.0 0.3
96. Coin (not gold coin or legal) 0.7 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.0
97. Gold,non-monetary 734.3 22.4 698.3 24.3 227.5 8.8 5.3 0.2 150.10 6.6
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 41.4 1.3 34.5 1.2 33.5 1.3 25.10 1.1 30.10 1.4
0-9. All groups combined 3,277.6 100.0 2,870.1 100.0 2,575.7 100.0 2,324.5 100.0 2,282.10 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Hong Kong (HK) to USA during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 10.9 4.6 9.6 2.5 10.5 3.4 6.4 1.9 10.3 3.7
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.10 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1
03. Fish and fish preparations 3.8 1.6 1.8 0.5 3.2 1.0 0.4 0.1 1.1 0.4
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.8 0.3 1.1 0.3 3.9 1.4
05. Vegetables and fruit 0.5 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.2
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 5.0 2.1 5.7 1.4 4.6 1.5 3.9 1.2 4.3 1.6
1. Beverages and tobacco 1.1 0.5 1.1 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.1
11. Beverages 0.10 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.1
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 5.3 2.3 1.7 0.4 2.4 0.8 7.2 2.1 3.3 1.2
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.2 0.1 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 6.1 1.8 1.0 0.3
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 5.1 2.2 1.7 0.4 2.3 0.7 1.2 0.3 2.3 0.8
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 2.3 0.9 6.6 1.7 3.6 1.2 4.2 1.2 4.8 1.7
51. Organic chemicals 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 1.2 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.10 0.3
52. Inorganic chemicals 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 0.1 0.0 3.7 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 0.8 0.3 0.8 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.1 1.5 0.5
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.1 1.1 0.4 0.8 0.2 1.0 0.4
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.2
6. Basic manufactures 14.10 6.4 35.4 9.1 59.5 19.4 52.5 15.6 19.4 7.0
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 0.8 0.3 0.6 0.1 1.2 0.4 0.9 0.3 1.3 0.4
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.10 0.4 0.10 0.2 1.0 0.3 1.1 0.3 1.3 0.4
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 5.1 2.2 2.1 0.5 7.4 2.4 10.2 3.0 5.1 1.8
68. Non-ferrous metals 5.0 2.1 29.1 7.4 47.1 15.4 37.5 11.2 8.2 3.0
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 2.4 1.0 2.2 0.6 2.2 0.7 2.5 0.7 3.2 1.1
7. Machinery,transport equipment 33.3 14.3 33.0 8.5 38.4 12.5 43.2 12.8 40.4 14.6
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.2
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 2.1 0.9 3.7 0.9 2.4 0.8 3.2 0.9 2.8 1.0
75. Office machines and adp machines 6.8 2.9 3.8 1.0 5.2 1.7 8.1 2.4 7.8 2.8
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 13.2 5.6 14.5 3.7 17.7 5.7 15.8 4.7 15.7 5.7
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 9.7 4.1 9.5 2.4 11.7 3.8 13.2 3.9 11.6 4.2
78. Road vehicles 0.8 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.7 0.2 1.7 0.5 0.10 0.3
79. Other transport equipment 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.3
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 76.5 32.8 86.5 22.2 84.3 27.5 92.4 27.5 116.2 42.2
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.3
82. Furniture and parts thereof 1.7 0.7 1.3 0.3 1.5 0.5 1.8 0.5 0.10 0.3
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.8 0.3 1.1 0.3 1.2 0.4 1.1 0.3 1.3 0.5
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 7.0 3.0 4.1 1.0 3.8 1.2 5.4 1.6 11.7 4.2
85. Footwear 3.2 1.3 1.0 0.2 1.3 0.4 2.5 0.7 2.7 1.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 1.8 0.8 1.8 0.4 4.0 1.3 3.2 0.9 4.4 1.6
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 1.5 0.6 2.1 0.5 2.1 0.7 1.8 0.5 3.9 1.4
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 60.1 25.8 74.8 19.2 70.4 23.0 76.4 22.7 90.8 33.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 88.7 38.1 216.4 55.5 107.3 35.0 129.8 38.6 80.5 29.2
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 85.1 36.6 212.8 54.5 103.3 33.7 126.0 37.5 76.4 27.7
97. Gold,non-monetary 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 3.1 1.3 3.3 0.8 3.5 1.1 3.5 1.0 3.6 1.3
0-9. All groups combined 232.8 100.0 390.1 100.0 306.5 100.0 336.1 100.0 275.2 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

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