I. Mainland-Hong Kong Trade
The mainland-Hong Kong trade volume in January-September 2017 amounted to US$198.95 billion, with a decrease of 8.0% year on year, accounting for 6.7% of the mainland's total foreign trade volume. The mainland's export to Hong Kong was US$193.53 billion, down 3.9% year on year, and its import from Hong Kong was US$5.42 billion, down 63.1% year on year. Hong Kong is the 6th largest trade partner and the 4th largest export market of the mainland.
In September 2017, the mainland-Hong Kong trade volume was US$25.22 billion, down 6.3% year on year and up 7.8% month on month. The mainland's export to Hong Kong was US$24.4 billion, down 5.6% year on year and up 6.6% month on month; while its import from Hong Kong was US$0.81 billion, down 13.9% year on year and up 55.8% month on month.
II. Investment from Hong Kong
In January-September 2017, a total of 10,321 Hong Kong-funded projects were approved in the mainland, up 4.4% year on year. The actually utilized Hong Kong capital was US$64.01 billion, up 7.3% year on year. If including the investment via the third country or region through free ports like British Virgin, Cayman Islands, Samoa, Mauritius and Barbados, the actually utilized Hong Kong capital was US$67.17 billion, up 4.1% year on year. Hong Kong is the largest foreign capital source of the mainland.
By the end of September 2017, as many as 409,287 Hong Kong-invested projects had been approved in the mainland, and the actually utilized Hong Kong capital was US$978.8 billion, accounting for 52.6% of the total capital amount of foreign investment in the mainland.
III. Investment in Hong Kong
In January-September 2017, the non-financial direct investment in Hong Kong reached US$39.07 billion, accounting for 50.1% of the total. By the end of September 2017, the mainland's non-financial direct investment in Hong Kong had accumulated to US$531.23 billion, accounting for 52.5% of the total investment stock.
IV. Mainland-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation
In January-September 2017, the mainland had 111 contractual projects in Hong Kong with a total value of US$3.77 billion and a completed turnover of US$4.12 billion. There were 45,177 laborers dispatched to Hong Kong.