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HK's exports volume up 23.1% in June

08-13-2010 08:22 BJT

HONG KONG, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's total exports volume of goods went up 23.1 percent in June compared with the same period last year, said the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) of the Hong Kong government on Thursday.

The volume of Hong Kong's re-exports of goods grew by 23 percent from June 2009, while that of domestic exports went up by 28.6 percent, said the C&SD.

Meanwhile, the volume of imports increased by 24.1 percent year on year.

In the first half of 2010, the volume of total exports of goods increased by 21.4 percent, with Hong Kong's re-exports up 21.4 percent, when compared with the first six months last year, said the C&SD.

The statistics also showed that the prices of total exports of goods in June increased by 3.8 percent, with the prices of re- exports of goods up 3.7 percent year on year.

Major destinations of Hong Kong's exports, including the United States, Japan, the Chinese mainland and China's Taiwan, recorded over 20 percent increase in June.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: Xinhua

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