Mobile phones and beauty items top the list, with almost one-third of imports coming from China; trade deficit stands at MOP 67 billion.
The popularity of precious metals is matched by a desire for other high-end goods such as handbags as the city overcomes Covid-19 doldrums.
Massive increases in overseas trade in the past year point to a recovery from the downturn caused by Covid-19.
Macao’s imports rose by 56.6% year-on-year to MOP 13.4 billion in November.
Macao’s exports and imports in the first 10 months of the year fell by 18.1% and 7.1% to MOP 8.6 billion (US$1.08 billion) and MOP 67.4 billion respectively.
Due to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Macao’s wine imports fell by nearly 47 per cent to about MOP 245 million in the first half of the year, public broadcaster Rádio Macau-TDM reported this week.
Macao’s imports of food and beverages fell by 26.2% year-on-year to MOP 6.68 billion (US$835 million) in the first eight months of the year.
Macao’s gold jewellery imports dropped 64.2% year-on-year to MOP 1.05 billion in the first half of the year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced today.
Macao’s merchandise imports fell by 39.1 percent year-on-year in May, while exports dropped by 24.2 percent .
Macau’s merchandise import fell 40.1% to MOP 4.22 billion in March.
The Macau government lifted a ban on poultry and poultry product imports from seven countries – South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Indonesia – and four regions – Taiwan, Guangxi, Hubei, and Hunan.
Macau’s motor car and motorbike imports fell 55.6 per cent year-on-year to 911 million patacas in the first nine months
The value of merchandise imports in August registered an increase for the first time since August 2015, up by 1.8
Macau’s imports of cars and motorcycles shrank by 56.7 per cent to MOP593 million in the first half of the
Macau’s imports of motor cars and motorcycles dropped by 53 per cent year-on-year to 529 million patacas in the first
Macau’s imports of motor vehicles – cars and scooters – dropped by 52.1 per cent year-on-year to 434 million patacas in the first four
Macau’s imports of mobile phones fell by 50.2 per cent year-on-year to 1.009 billion patacas in the first two months,
Due to the continued decline in exports of services, Macau’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shrank by 20.3 per cent in
Macau’s balance of trade deficit recorded a 21 percent improvement in January due to a contraction of 1.579 billion patacas
Macau’s gold jewelry imports fell 31.2 percent year-on-year to 7.04 billion patacas in 2015, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC)
Information from the Statistics and Census Service indicated that total imports of goods for November 2015 fell 17.4 percent year-on-year,
The Macau balance of trade recorded a deficit of 49.36 billion patacas between January and August, an improvement of 3.2
Macau’s gold jewellery imports dropped 32.2 percent year-on-year to 3.4 billion patacas in the first half of the year, the
Macau’s exports and imports fell in May, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said on Monday. Exports fell 5.9 percent
Macau’s imports of handbags and wallets, which are particularly popular with visitors from the mainland, dropped 26.5 percent year-on-year to