Hong Kong External Merchandise Trade Statistics - Data Processing and Aggregation

External merchandise trade statistics cover movements of merchandise between Hong Kong and her trading partners, by land, air, water and by post. Movements of exempted articles, gold and species are not included. These statistics are compiled based on information contained in import/export declarations.

This document contains the concepts, methodology, institutional arrangements and integrity issues involved in the compilation of external merchandise trade statistics and trade indices.

Custodian: Census and Statistics Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region