EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS JUNE/2008 No. 6

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Government of Macao Special Administrative Region Statistics and Census Service

EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS

JUNE/2008 No. 6

The value of total exports of goods amounted to MOP1.51 billion in June 2008, down by 19.2% year- on-year; the value of domestic exports decreased by 23.2% to MOP977 million, and that of re-exports dropped by 10.4% to MOP535 million. The value of total imports of goods amounted to MOP3.60 billion, up slightly by 0.2% year-on-year.A trade deficit of MOP2.09 billion was recorded for June 2008.

In the first half year of 2008, total exports of goods fell by 10.7% year-on-year to MOP8.53 billion, of which the value of domestic exports and re-exports went down by 11.8% and 8.7% respectively. Meanwhile, total imports of goods grew by 6.9% to MOP21.45 billion over the same period of 2007.

In the first half year of 2008, a trade deficit of MOP12.91 billion was registered; the exports/imports ratio decreased from 47.6% in the first half year of 2007 to 39.8% in the same period of 2008.

In the second quarter of 2008, the value of total exports went down by 13.5% and that of total imports grew by 1.5% over the same quarter of 2007, resulting in a trade deficit of MOP6.53 billion.

Table 1

PRINCIPAL INDICATORS OF EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE

1 000 MOP

2007 2008 Year-on-year %

Principal indicators

June 2nd Qtr. Jan. – Jun. June 2nd Qtr. Jan. – Jun. June 2nd Qtr. Jan. – Jun.

Exports 1 869 939 5 236 893 9 550 819 1 511 744 4 527 396 8 532 270 -19.2 -13.5 -10.7 Domestic exports 1 272 363 3 295 203 6 056 342 976 604 2 781 831 5 342 175 -23.2 -15.6 -11.8 Re-exports 597 576 1 941 690 3 494 477 535 141 1 745 565 3 190 096 -10.4 -10.1 -8.7 Imports 3 595 429 10 901 896 20 057 251 3 603 095 11 060 373 21 445 816 0.2 1.5 6.9 Trade balance (Exp.-Imp.) - 1 725 489 - 5 665 003 - 10 506 432 - 2 091 351 - 6 532 977 - 12 913 545 -21.2 -15.3 -22.9 Exports/Imports ratio (%) 52.0 48.0 47.6 42.0 40.9 39.8 .. .. ..

.. Not applicable

The value of Textile & garment exports in the first half year of 2008 reduced by 15.8% year-on-year to account for 59.9% of the total exports; moreover, the value of Non-textile exports decreased slightly by 1.7%, of which exports of Machines & apparatus, parts & accessories thereof and Footwear slid by 50.8%

and 56.3% respectively, while exports of Image & sound appliances rose by 69.2%.

Official Statistics. Reproduction of these data is allowed provided the source is quoted.

Statistics and Census Service

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Table 2

EXPORTS BY PRINCIPAL COMMODITY

1 000 MOP 2007 2008 Principal commodity

Jan. – Jun. Structure % Jan. – Jun. Structure %

Year-on-year

%

Total 9 550 819 100.0 8 532 270 100.0 -10.7

Textile and garment 6 065 838 63.5 5 107 028 59.9 -15.8

Garment, knitted or crocheted 3 382 376 35.4 2 729 872 32.0 -19.3

Garment, not knitted or crocheted 1 876 681 19.6 1 960 219 23.0 4.5

Textile fabrics 593 014 6.2 282 690 3.3 -52.3

Textile yarn and thread 175 116 1.8 105 536 1.2 -39.7

Others 38 650 0.4 28 711 0.3 -25.7

Non-textile 3 484 982 36.5 3 425 243 40.1 -1.7

Machines and apparatus, 1 312 794 13.7 645 580 7.6 -50.8

parts and accessories thereof

Footwear 202 794 2.1 88 679 1.0 -56.3

Image and sound appliances 35 126 0.4 59 445 0.7 69.2

Others 1 934 268 20.3 2 631 539 30.8 36.0

Among the major destinations of Macao’s exports, the USA and the EU together absorbed 53.6% of the total exports of goods in the first half year of 2008. The value of exports to the USA, accounting for 42.7%

of the total, dropped by 6.3% year-on-year; meanwhile, the value of exports to the EU declined by 40.5% to take up 10.9% of the total. As regards the Asian region, the value of exports to Mainland China decreased by 40.3% whereas that to Hong Kong rose by 23.6%.

Table 3

EXPORTS BY MAIN COUNTRY / TERRITORY

1 000 MOP 2007 2008 Main country /

territory Jan. – Jun. Structure % Jan. – Jun. Structure %

Year-on-year

%

Total 9 550 819 100.0 8 532 270 100.0 -10.7

EU 1 560 301 16.3 928 749 10.9 -40.5

Of which:

Germany 542 589 5.7 356 338 4.2 -34.3

United Kingdom 318 617 3.3 166 953 2.0 -47.6

France 285 917 3.0 132 923 1.6 -53.5

Italy 84 383 0.9 65 932 0.8 -21.9

USA 3 890 842 40.7 3 646 917 42.7 -6.3

Hong Kong 1 194 426 12.5 1 475 816 17.3 23.6

Mainland China 1 725 886 18.1 1 030 926 12.1 -40.3

Japan 126 913 1.3 105 225 1.2 -17.1

Taiwan, China 90 862 1.0 97 271 1.1 7.1

Australia 13 323 0.1 19 250 0.2 44.5

Others 948 266 9.9 1 228 116 14.4 29.5

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In the first half year of 2008, the value of total imports of goods grew by 6.9% year-on-year. In terms of broad economic categories, the value of imports of Fuels & lubricants and Consumer goods expanded by 30.5% and 23.5% respectively, but that of Raw materials & semi-manufactures and Capital goods decreased by 14.9% and 3.6% respectively.

Table 4

IMPORTS BY BROAD ECONOMIC CATEGORY

1 000 MOP 2007 2008 Broad economic

category Jan. – Jun. Structure % Jan. – Jun. Structure %

Year-on-year

%

Total 20 057 251 100.0 21 445 816 100.0 6.9

Consumer goods 7 564 125 37.7 9 341 898 43.6 23.5

Raw materials and 5 833 315 29.1 4 966 453 23.2 -14.9

semi-manufactures

Fuels and lubricants 2 112 681 10.5 2 756 287 12.9 30.5

Capital goods 4 547 131 22.7 4 381 177 20.4 -3.6

The value of imports of Consumer goods not elsewhere specified (69.7% of the total imports of Consumer goods) registered a year-on-year increase of 26.8%. Among them, the value of imports of durable consumer goods (e.g. jewellery and watches) rose by 62.7%, non-durable consumer goods (e.g. tobacco and skin-care products) by 13.2% and semi-durable consumer goods (e.g. clothing and footwear) by 10.4%.

Table 5

IMPORTS OF CONSUMER GOODS

1 000 MOP 2007 2008 Principal category

of consumer goods Jan. – Jun. Structure % Jan. – Jun. Structure %

Year-on-year

%

Total 7 564 125 100.0 9 341 898 100.0 23.5

Household consumption (food and beverages)

1 807 583 23.9 2 065 734 22.1 14.3

Passenger motor cars

& motorcycles

621 320 8.2 766 307 8.2 23.3

Consumer goods not elsewhere specified

5 135 222 67.9 6 509 857 69.7 26.8

Durable consumer goods 1 518 103 20.1 2 470 590 26.4 62.7

Semi-durable consumer goods 2 033 057 26.9 2 245 434 24.0 10.4

Non-durable consumer goods 1 584 062 20.9 1 793 833 19.2 13.2

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Within the imports of Raw materials & semi-manufactures, the value of textile materials (26.1% of the total) fell by 34.3% year-on-year whereas that of construction materials (28.3% of the total) increased by 24.3%.

Table 6

IMPORTS OF RAW MATERIALS &

SEMI-MANUFACTURES

1 000 MOP 2007 2008 Principal category of raw

materials & semi-manufactures Jan. – Jun. Structure % Jan. – Jun. Structure %

Year-on-year

%

Total 5 833 315 100.0 4 966 453 100.0 -14.9

Textile materials 1 976 179 33.9 1 297 724 26.1 -34.3

Construction materials 1 131 817 19.4 1 406 589 28.3 24.3

Raw materials and semi-manufactures 317 989 5.5 293 106 5.9 -7.8

for furskins, paper and plastics

Other products 2 407 330 41.3 1 969 034 39.6 -18.2

The main suppliers of imported goods to Macao concentrated in the Asian region. The value of imports from Mainland China and Hong Kong, comprising 51.9% of the total imports in the first half year of 2008, rose by 4.9% and 9.1% respectively year-on-year. In addition, the value of imports from the EU grew slightly by 1.0%, while that from the USA dropped by 17.0%.

Table 7

IMPORTS BY MAIN COUNTRY / TERRITORY

1 000 MOP 2007 2008 Main country /

territory Jan. – Jun. Structure % Jan. – Jun. Structure %

Year-on-year

%

Total 20 057 251 100.0 21 445 816 100.0 6.9

EU 3 280 223 16.4 3 314 329 15.5 1.0

Of which:

France 785 421 3.9 998 822 4.7 27.2

Germany 1 000 180 5.0 595 536 2.8 -40.5

Italy 318 249 1.6 419 287 2.0 31.7

United Kingdom 355 561 1.8 368 393 1.7 3.6

USA 1 178 230 5.9 977 380 4.6 -17.0

Mainland China 8 515 115 42.5 8 928 679 41.6 4.9

Hong Kong 2 016 446 10.1 2 198 980 10.3 9.1

Japan 1 776 158 8.9 1 962 031 9.1 10.5

Taiwan, China 708 745 3.5 734 293 3.4 3.6

Republic of Korea 320 353 1.6 225 813 1.1 -29.5

Australia 356 131 1.8 230 035 1.1 -35.4

Others 1 905 850 9.5 2 874 276 13.4 50.8

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No. 6 DSEC JUNE/2008 EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS

The following statistical tables are available for download from our website

Table 1 − Imports and exports of goods by month

Table 2 − Domestic exports and re-exports of goods by month

Table 3 − Imports by section and division of SITC-Rev. 4, and country/territory of origin Table 4 − Exports by section and division of SITC-Rev. 4, and country/territory of destination Table 5 − Imports by country/territory of origin, and section and division of SITC-Rev. 4 Table 6 − Exports by country/territory of destination and principal commodity

Table 7 − Changes of external merchandise trade

Table 8 − Imports and exports by geographical/economic zone and country/territory

Table 9 − Domestic exports and re-exports by geographical/economic zone and country/territory Table 10 − Imports by broad economic category and country/territory of origin

Table 11 − Exports by principal commodity and country/territory of destination

* Table 12 − Quarterly exports by principal commodity and country/territory of destination

* Table 13 − Quarterly imports by broad economic category and country/territory of origin

* Table 14 − Exports by group of CAM-Rev. 1

* Tables are available in March, June, September and December.

Note: Due to rounding, the total may not correspond to the sum of the partial figures in the tables.

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