ECONOMY | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Hong Kong's goods exports up 15% in March

The volume of goods imports also increased 11.2%.

The volume of Hong Kong’s total goods exports increased 15.1% year-on-year in March, the Census & Statistics Department announced.

The volume of goods re-exports increased 15.1% compared to the same period last year, while that of domestic exports rose 13.1%.

Concurrently, the volume of goods imports increased 11.2%. Goods exports prices increased 1.7%, while goods imports prices rose 1.8%. Goods re-exports prices increased 1.7%, while domestic exports prices rose 4%.

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the volume of total goods exports decreased 0.4% in the first quarter compared to the fourth quarter of 2016.

Within this total, the volume of goods re-exports decreased 0.4%, while that of domestic exports increased 1.9%. The volume of goods imports increased 2.2%.

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