Hong Kong Trade Volume Grows

Hong Kong Trade Volume Grows

The volumes of Hong Kong's total exports and imports of goods rose year-over-year, up 11.3 percent and 11.1 percent, respectively, Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department reported May 9.

For the first quarter of 2013, the volume of total exports of goods rose 4.2 percent from the same period in 2012. Concurrently, the volume of imports of goods increased 5.0 percent.

Comparing the first quarter of 2013 with the fourth quarter of 2012 on a seasonally adjusted basis, the volume of total exports of goods decreased 1.5 percent, and import volume decreased 1.4 percent.