Foreign trade statistics for June 2022

MACAO, Aug 5 – Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicates that total merchandise exports stood at MOP 961 million in June 2022, down 19.1% year-on-year. other. The value of re-exports (811 million MOP) fell by 20.7%, of which re-exports of diamonds and diamond jewelery and machinery, appliances and parts fell by 46.4% and 43.3% respectively, while those of beauty, cosmetics and skin care products and casino items jumped 105.2% and 94.3% respectively. The value of national exports (151 million MOP) fell by 9.7%, of which the national exports of bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits and other bakery products fell by 47.2% while those of copper and articles in copper increased by 13.7%. Meanwhile, total merchandise imports fell by 29.8% year-on-year to MOP 10.51 billion; imports of mobile phones and beauty, cosmetics and skincare products decreased by 82.7% and 56.8% respectively, while imports of food and beverages increased by 36.5%. The merchandise trade deficit in June 2022 stood at MOP 9.55 billion.

In the second quarter of 2022, the total value of merchandise exports (3.30 billion MOP) increased by 2.2% year-on-year while that of imports of goods (35.70 billion MOP) fell by 19, 1%, resulting in a trade deficit of MOP32. .40 billion.

In the first half of 2022, the total value of merchandise exports increased by 7.3% year-on-year to MOP 7.17 billion, including the values ​​of re-exports (MOP 6.12 billion) and domestic exports (1 .05 billion MOP) increased by 6.2% and 14.8% respectively. The total value of merchandise imports increased by 0.6% year-on-year to MOP 74.02 billion. The merchandise trade deficit stood at MOP 66.85 billion for the first half of 2022, down MOP 63 million from MOP 66.91 billion a year earlier.

Analyzed by destination, merchandise exports to Hong Kong (5.52 billion MOP), the United States (329 million MOP) and the EU (107 million MOP) registered respective annual growth of 16.6 %, 4.4% and 12.1% in the first half. of 2022. Meanwhile, exports to mainland China fell 28.5% year-on-year to MOP 685 million, of which exports to the nine provinces of the Pan Pearl River Delta (MOP 637 million) fell 28.2%. Exports to Belt and Road countries (209 million MOP) increased by 25.6%, while exports to Portuguese-speaking countries (870,000 MOP) fell by 75.2%. Exports of textiles and garments rose 43.9% year-on-year to MOP 954 million, while non-textile exports rose 3.3% to MOP 6.22 billion.

By place of origin, imports of goods from the EU (25.93 billion MOP), Belt and Road countries (13.46 billion MOP) and Portuguese-speaking countries (472 million MOP) increased by 12.9%, 9.6% and 42.5% respectively year-on-year in the first half of 2022. On the other hand, imports from mainland China (21.73 billion MOP ) fell 12.2%. Analyzed by place of shipment, imports of goods from Hong Kong (63.38 billion MOP) increased by 0.5% year-on-year. Imports from mainland China increased by 1.8% to MOP 8.13 billion, with imports from the nine provinces of the Pan Pearl River Delta (MOP 7.96 billion) increasing by 2.5 %. Imports of consumer goods increased by 4.8% to reach MOP 54.45 billion, including imports of beauty, cosmetics and skin care products (MOP 11.49 billion), food and beverages (9.12 billion MOP) and handbags and wallets (6.00 billion MOP). increased by 3.9%, 38.4% and 9.7% respectively. Imports of fuels and lubricants (3.05 billion MOP) increased by 9.0%, while imports of mobile phones (6.91 billion MOP) and building materials (1.51 billion MOP) fell 32.2% and 3.0% respectively.

Foreign trade in goods totaled MOP 81.20 billion in the first half of 2022, up 1.1% from MOP 80.28 billion a year earlier.