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 2021/7 - 2021/11

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


Share of USA's2021/7
%
2021/8
%
2021/9
%
2021/10
%
2021/11
%
Export1.6 1.6 1.5 1.8 1.5
Import0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Trade in Goods0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7

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


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Hong Kong's share of USA's foreign trade in goods in November 2021 represented a share of 0.7 per cent. Share of USA's that month's exports was 1.5 % and 0.2 % of imports. In November Hong Kong was USA's 27. most important foreign trade partner. Weakening from the previous month was 4 places. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Hong Kong. Amounting trade to worth of $2.9 billion was 13.6 per cent bigger than in November of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Hong Kong was $1.7 billion of surplus.

The value of imports from Hong Kong was 74.2 per cent higher than in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $565 million. More than half of the value of imports was in Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) representing a share of 53.9 per cent. Other major categories of imports were Sitc897 (jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares, and other articles of precious or semiprecious materials, n.e.s.), 14.1 per cent of imports and Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76) 5.2 %.

The value of exports to Hong Kong were 4.7 percent higher than in November 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 20.2 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) 16.7 % and Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 6.2 % of the exports.

Development during January-November 2021

During January-November trade in goods with Hong Kong has grown slower than USA's trade in goods with the rest of the world. During January-November, the value of trade in goods between the two countries rose to $31.0 billion. Growth compared to the corresponding period of the previous year was 6.3 percent. During January-November the value of imports was $3.7 billion. The export value was $27.3 billion. Compared to the corresponding period January - November in 2020, the value of imports during this period decreased by 51.9 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind), worth $1.5 billion. 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 $4.8 billion. The value of exports during this period increased by 27.1 %. The trade balance between USA and Hong Kongin between January and November was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $23.6 billion.


Table: USA's export to Hong Kong (HK) during 2021/7 - 2021/11

2021 / 72021 / 82021 / 92021 / 102021 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 118.1 5.2 140.3 6.0 154.6 7.1 235.9 8.0 216.9 9.4
01. Meat and meat preparations 39.3 1.7 59.0 2.5 47.5 2.2 61.9 2.1 41.7 1.8
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 5.9 0.3 6.0 0.3 5.8 0.3 7.0 0.2 6.5 0.3
03. Fish and fish preparations 12.9 0.6 14.2 0.6 15.3 0.7 15.7 0.5 19.8 0.9
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 3.0 0.1 3.4 0.1 2.5 0.1 2.8 0.1 3.3 0.1
05. Vegetables and fruit 29.1 1.3 26.0 1.1 52.5 2.4 110.7 3.7 118.9 5.2
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 2.3 0.1 3.1 0.1 2.0 0.1 4.5 0.2 3.2 0.1
08. Feeding stuff for animals 4.3 0.2 4.7 0.2 4.3 0.2 4.9 0.2 2.8 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 20.8 0.9 23.4 1.0 23.8 1.1 27.6 0.9 20.4 0.9
1. Beverages and tobacco 11.0 0.5 20.7 0.9 6.2 0.3 10.0 0.3 10.4 0.4
11. Beverages 11.0 0.5 20.7 0.9 6.2 0.3 10.0 0.3 10.3 0.4
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 63.3 2.8 37.1 1.6 34.4 1.6 41.8 1.4 43.3 1.9
21. Hides,skins,furskins,raw 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0
24. Cork and wood 0.6 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.0
25. Pulp and waste paper 1.7 0.1 1.8 0.1 4.3 0.2 3.6 0.1 0.4 0.0
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 1.3 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1 3.4 0.1 1.9 0.1
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.6 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 53.4 2.3 28.3 1.2 23.8 1.1 31.0 1.0 30.9 1.3
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 2.6 0.1 3.5 0.2 2.7 0.1 1.6 0.1 8.6 0.4
3. Mineral fuels etc 0.7 0.0 1.3 0.1 1.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 23.0 1.0
33. Petroleum and products 0.7 0.0 1.3 0.1 1.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 22.9 1.0
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.7 0.0 1.0 0.0
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.7 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 158.6 6.9 163.5 7.0 188.3 8.6 161.8 5.5 172.8 7.5
51. Organic chemicals 8.0 0.3 3.3 0.1 3.8 0.2 4.2 0.1 8.4 0.4
52. Inorganic chemicals 2.2 0.1 1.2 0.1 2.5 0.1 1.5 0.1 2.2 0.1
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 4.2 0.2 4.2 0.2 2.9 0.1 5.4 0.2 3.3 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 18.1 0.8 24.1 1.0 50.0 2.3 19.8 0.7 37.6 1.6
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 36.8 1.6 43.4 1.9 45.5 2.1 45.9 1.6 50.5 2.2
57. Plastics in primary forms 49.8 2.2 40.3 1.7 43.6 2.0 42.7 1.4 33.1 1.4
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 19.0 0.8 19.8 0.8 17.1 0.8 21.4 0.7 17.5 0.8
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 20.5 0.9 27.2 1.2 22.8 1.0 20.9 0.7 20.1 0.9
6. Basic manufactures 227.3 10.0 223.6 9.6 228.1 10.5 266.6 9.0 212.6 9.2
61. Leather,dressed fur,etc. 1.0 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 2.9 0.1 3.1 0.1 3.0 0.1 4.0 0.1 1.8 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 4.3 0.2 3.8 0.2 3.4 0.2 4.0 0.1 3.3 0.1
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 8.0 0.4 8.2 0.4 9.3 0.4 9.5 0.3 7.5 0.3
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 139.4 6.1 147.4 6.3 163.7 7.5 204.3 6.9 149.2 6.5
67. Iron and steel 1.5 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.2 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 57.0 2.5 47.2 2.0 33.1 1.5 28.4 1.0 35.6 1.5
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 13.1 0.6 11.3 0.5 13.3 0.6 13.8 0.5 12.7 0.5
7. Machinery,transport equipment 1,179.5 51.7 1,120.2 48.2 1,162.3 53.3 1,368.7 46.3 1,207.4 52.3
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 13.0 0.6 12.0 0.5 9.0 0.4 13.9 0.5 15.3 0.7
72. Machinery for specialized industries 17.4 0.8 14.3 0.6 11.0 0.5 10.0 0.3 10.3 0.4
73. Metal working machinery 0.9 0.0 1.4 0.1 3.4 0.2 1.7 0.1 1.9 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 27.9 1.2 23.7 1.0 22.4 1.0 24.5 0.8 26.6 1.2
75. Office machines and adp machines 104.0 4.6 107.7 4.6 156.0 7.2 109.3 3.7 144.2 6.2
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 468.9 20.5 368.7 15.9 357.0 16.4 442.6 15.0 467.8 20.3
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 485.1 21.3 530.2 22.8 541.3 24.8 446.9 15.1 486.5 21.1
78. Road vehicles 7.3 0.3 4.1 0.2 10.9 0.5 6.4 0.2 4.7 0.2
79. Other transport equipment 55.0 2.4 58.0 2.5 51.3 2.4 313.3 10.6 50.0 2.2
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 326.2 14.3 382.5 16.5 353.1 16.2 515.6 17.4 378.7 16.4
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 1.0 0.0 1.8 0.1 1.3 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 1.6 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.4 0.1 1.2 0.0 1.2 0.1
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 2.3 0.1 2.0 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.8 0.1 2.1 0.1
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 5.9 0.3 5.2 0.2 5.7 0.3 5.9 0.2 4.9 0.2
85. Footwear 2.7 0.1 2.2 0.1 2.7 0.1 2.3 0.1 2.2 0.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 71.9 3.1 74.0 3.2 60.5 2.8 69.4 2.3 58.8 2.5
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 55.1 2.4 50.9 2.2 65.2 3.0 63.5 2.1 73.1 3.2
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 185.8 8.1 244.3 10.5 214.3 9.8 370.4 12.5 235.9 10.2
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 197.7 8.7 234.4 10.1 53.2 2.4 352.8 11.9 42.1 1.8
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 8.0 0.3 6.7 0.3 19.6 0.9 17.3 0.6 5.9 0.3
96. Coin (not gold coin or legal) 0.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
97. Gold,non-monetary 150.9 6.6 193.2 8.3 5.2 0.2 293.5 9.9 5.7 0.2
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 30.9 1.4 31.6 1.4 26.6 1.2 38.6 1.3 28.4 1.2
0-9. All groups combined 2,282.9 100.0 2,324.2 100.0 2,181.7 100.0 2,955.0 100.0 2,308.1 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Hong Kong (HK) to USA during 2021/7 - 2021/11

2021 / 72021 / 82021 / 92021 / 102021 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 10.3 3.7 11.8 3.9 8.4 2.4 10.0 2.5 8.4 1.5
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
03. Fish and fish preparations 1.0 0.4 2.3 0.8 3.0 0.9 2.7 0.7 2.0 0.3
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 3.8 1.4 3.0 1.0 1.4 0.4 0.9 0.2 0.7 0.1
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 4.3 1.6 4.8 1.6 2.9 0.8 5.1 1.3 4.4 0.8
1. Beverages and tobacco 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.1
11. Beverages 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.1
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 3.3 1.2 3.5 1.2 5.5 1.6 7.9 2.0 1.9 0.3
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 1.0 0.3 1.6 0.5 4.3 1.2 6.1 1.5 1.0 0.2
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 2.2 0.8 1.9 0.6 1.0 0.3 1.5 0.4 0.8 0.1
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 4.7 1.7 3.8 1.3 7.3 2.1 9.0 2.2 20.7 3.7
51. Organic chemicals 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.1
52. Inorganic chemicals 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.2 1.4 0.2
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 1.5 0.5 0.8 0.3 1.5 0.4 1.4 0.3 0.4 0.1
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 1.0 0.4 0.9 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.2 1.1 0.2
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0.6 0.2 1.1 0.4 3.5 1.0 4.8 1.2 16.5 2.9
6. Basic manufactures 19.3 7.0 15.9 5.2 15.7 4.5 11.7 2.9 14.7 2.6
63. Wood and cork manufactures 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 1.2 0.4 1.1 0.3 1.3 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.9 0.2
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 1.2 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.7 0.2 1.2 0.3 0.9 0.2
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 5.0 1.8 7.0 2.3 4.6 1.3 4.7 1.2 6.5 1.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 8.2 3.0 1.2 0.4 4.8 1.4 1.6 0.4 3.3 0.6
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 3.1 1.1 4.7 1.6 3.8 1.1 2.5 0.6 2.4 0.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 40.3 14.6 43.5 14.3 40.1 11.5 49.0 12.2 60.2 10.7
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0.3 0.1 4.2 1.4 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.2 1.1 0.2
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.7 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 2.7 1.0 2.1 0.7 2.2 0.6 3.0 0.7 2.5 0.4
75. Office machines and adp machines 7.8 2.8 5.9 1.9 3.8 1.1 6.8 1.7 4.7 0.8
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 15.7 5.7 14.3 4.7 17.2 4.9 19.9 4.9 32.5 5.8
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 11.6 4.2 14.6 4.8 14.7 4.2 15.3 3.8 17.7 3.1
78. Road vehicles 0.9 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.1
79. Other transport equipment 0.8 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.1 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.1
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 116.2 42.2 148.9 49.0 133.0 38.1 129.2 32.2 141.7 25.1
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.7 0.3 0.8 0.3 1.3 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.2
82. Furniture and parts thereof 0.9 0.3 1.9 0.6 1.7 0.5 1.4 0.3 1.5 0.3
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 1.2 0.5 1.2 0.4 1.4 0.4 2.3 0.6 1.9 0.3
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 11.7 4.2 17.1 5.6 24.3 7.0 19.7 4.9 13.3 2.4
85. Footwear 2.6 1.0 2.1 0.7 1.4 0.4 1.9 0.5 1.8 0.3
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 4.3 1.6 4.6 1.5 2.8 0.8 3.9 1.0 6.2 1.1
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 3.9 1.4 8.7 2.9 3.7 1.0 2.9 0.7 3.2 0.6
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 90.7 33.0 112.5 37.0 96.5 27.6 96.6 24.1 113.0 20.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 80.5 29.2 75.5 24.9 138.8 39.7 183.7 45.8 316.9 56.1
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 76.3 27.7 71.8 23.7 135.3 38.7 179.9 44.8 304.8 53.9
97. Gold,non-monetary 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 7.9 1.4
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 3.6 1.3 3.4 1.1 3.2 0.9 3.4 0.8 4.1 0.7
0-9. All groups combined 275.2 100.0 303.6 100.0 349.4 100.0 401.2 100.0 565.2 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

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