International Reserves in Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Reserves | Economic News & Forecasts

Hong Kong - International Reserves

Hong Kong’s economic performance appears to have been feeble in the fourth quarter of last year and will likely remain subdued through Q1 2019. Meek retail sales growth throughout Q4 indicates weaker private consumption in the quarter, likely weighed on by the slowdown in mainland China affecting tourist spending, despite robust visitor inflows. Meanwhile, PMI data for the quarter showed anemic activity due to low external demand, as the country remains exposed to the U.S.-China trade conflict. This was also reflected by a contraction of merchandise exports in November and December. Furthermore, the January PMI suggests weakness in the private sector will persist in Q1, while business confidence turned sharply pessimistic for the quarter which could weigh on investment. On the flipside, the stock market has made strong gains since the start of the year—thanks notably to a more dovish Fed and hopes of progress in Sino-American trade negotiations—which should support domestic spending.

Hong Kong - International Reserves Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
International Reserves (USD)311  329  359  386  431  

Sample Report

5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.


Hong Kong International Reserves Chart

Hong Kong International Reserves
Note: International reserves in months of imports.
Source: Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong and Met the why particular calculations.

Hong Kong Facts

Bond Yield1.773.38 %Feb 21
Exchange Rate7.85-0.11 %Feb 21
Stock Market28,630-1.92 %Feb 21

Sample Report

Get a sample report showing our regional, country and commodities data and analysis.


Start Your Free Trial

Start working with the reports used by the world’s major financial institutions, multinational enterprises & government agencies now. Click on the button below to get started.

Sign Up

Economic News

Search form