Hong Kong table salt export quantities and HS Codes
In 2019 Hong Kong shipped 4,480 tonnes of table salt. Through 2019 alone, the demand for Hong Kong table salt (processed category) has decreased, changing by -2.226 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, table salt's exports grew by 21.21 pc earning the exporter US$1.72m for the year 2019. Hong Kong's table salt exports are classified as:
- Salts, incl. table salt and denatured salt, and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents; sea water (HS code 250100)
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Hong Kong table salt export values
In 2019, Hong Kong sold table salt costing 1.72m USD, a contraction of -28.48% from 2018's total table salt export of 2.405m USD. The yearly change in value of Hong Kong table salt between 2017 to 2018 was 32.507 percent.
The yearly change in the volume of Hong Kong's table salt exports between 2017 and 2019 was 21.21% compared to a variation of -2.226% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
Hong Kong's portion of the world's total table salt's exports in 2019 was 5.8 pc. The country holds number 5 in world exports of table salt.
Export markets for Hong Kong table salt ( in '000$ )
Hong Kong is a net importer of table salt. The annual growth of Hong Kong table salt in value between 2015 to 2019 was -28%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was -29%, per annum.
Hong Kong purchased 50,786 tonnes of table salt in 2019.
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