Press "Enter" to skip to content

Hong Kong set to see largest drop in exports since 2009 financial crisis


Hong Kong’s exports are set to suffer the steepest drop in a decade due to the prolonged trade war between China and the United States.

The city’s exports are expected to shrink 4 per cent by value, the worst performance since 2009 when they tumbled 12.6 per cent during the global financial crisis, said the Hong Kong Trade Development Council on Monday. That marked a sharp downgrading from its previous estimate of  2 . . .

To continue reading, please subscribe. You will get

  • Original and in-depth reporting on China's economy and financial markets 
  • Details, data and perspectives you don't read elsewhere
  • THE WIRE - a Real-Time News platform that delivers everything important about China's economy, companies, stocks, bonds, commodities and the yuan.
  • Daily Brief newsletters to get you prepared for every trading day


FREE TRIAL cancel any time

We highly value independence. We are solely funded by subscriptions from thousands of readers like you.  

Already have an account? Sign In