Monday, April 27, 2015   

HK logs lower re-exports volume
(04-15 18:24)

The volume of Hong Kong's re- exports of goods decreased by 1.7 percent from the first two months of 2014 with the same period in 2013, whereas that of domestic exports increased by 0.9 percent, the city's Census and Statistics Department announced Tuesday.
Taken together, the volume of total exports of goods decreased by 1.7 percent. On the other hand, the volume of imports of goods increased slightly, by 0.2 percent.
As the trade flows in January and February of each year tend to show considerable volatility due to differences in timing of the Chinese New Year holidays, it is useful to analyze the trade figures for these two months taken together, the department said.
In February 2014, the volume of Hong Kong's re-exports of goods decreased by 2.3 percent over February 2013, whereas that of domestic exports increased by 5.8 percent. Taken together, the volume of total exports of goods decreased by 2.2 percent. On the other hand, the volume of imports of goods increased by 5.3 percent.
Comparing the three-month period ending February 2014 with the preceding three months on a seasonally adjusted basis, the volume of total exports of goods decreased by 2.5 percent. Within this total, the volume of re-exports decreased by 2.7 percent, whereas that of domestic exports increased by 9.2 percent. Concurrently, the volume of imports of goods decreased by 1.1 percent.
   
Other Business breaking news:
EU clears 19 genetically modified products (04-24 20:33)
China sales lift Astra Zeneca revenue (04-24 20:33)
Greece sells gambling operation (04-24 20:29)
European stocks higher awaiting Greek update (04-24 20:27)
Sui Yang named alternate chief executive at BoC HK (04-24 18:28)
Athens stocks leap by 4.4pc on hopes of EU deal (04-24 18:11)
HSBC ponders head office location (04-24 17:38)
Hang Seng breaks through 28,000 (04-24 16:35)
Nikkei closes in negative territory (04-24 14:36)
US crude falls to US$57.42 in Asian trade (04-24 14:28)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.