Hong Kong SAR, China External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

2001 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Hong Kong SAR (China) External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

  • Hong Kong SAR (China) External Debt: Short Term accounted for 336.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 340.6 % in the previous year.
  • Hong Kong SAR (China) External Debt: Short Term: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from 2001 to 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 340.6 % in 2020 and a record low of 135.3 % in 2002.

CEIC calculates Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Short Term External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. Short Term External Debt is calculated as the sum of Short Term External Debt breakdowns for General Government, Monetary Authorities, Banks and Other Sectors. Census and Statistics Department provides Short Term External Debt in local currency based on BPM6 and Nominal GDP in local currency. Short Term External Debt for General Government are not released due to relatively insignificant value (less than HK$10 million) and/or in order to safeguard confidentiality of information provided by individual establishments. Short Term External Debt prior to 2002 is based on BPM5.


Related information about Hong Kong SAR (China) External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Hong Kong SAR (China), Current Account recorded a surplus of 12.5 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 40.7 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Hong Kong SAR (China) Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 17.3 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 2.8 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Hong Kong SAR (China) External Debt: Short Term value stood at 1,237.8 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 86.9 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Hong Kong SAR, China's External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP from 2001 to 2021 in the chart:

Hong Kong SAR, China External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

What was Hong Kong SAR, China's External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP in 2021?

Hong Kong SAR (China) External Debt: Short Term accounted for 336.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 340.6 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
336.4 2021 340.6 2020 135.3 2002 340.6 2020 % yearly 2001 - 2021

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 5.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 1.2 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Argentina (%) 15.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Armenia (%) 11.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 25.3 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 45.9 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 1.1 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Belarus (%) 15.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 86.2 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (%) 4.9 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 10.2 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Canada (%) 51.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 8.0 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 8.2 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 7.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 14.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 169.5 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 65.3 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Estonia (%) 29.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Finland (%) 78.4 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 113.6 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 12.5 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Germany (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Greece (%) 89.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 336.4 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 13.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Iceland (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 3.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 4.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 175.4 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 12.6 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Italy (%) 55.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (%) 66.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 38.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 6.6 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Kenya (%) 2.3 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
South Korea (%) 9.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 12.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 6.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Latvia (%) 51.8 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 29.7 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 1,381.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 18.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 25.5 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 150.6 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 69.4 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 4.2 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 20.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 23.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 6.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Morocco (%) 6.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 13.0 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 179.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 30.2 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Norway (%) 64.9 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 1.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 2.4 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Panama (%) 65.3 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 11.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Peru (%) 4.3 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 3.8 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Poland (%) 9.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Portugal (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Romania (%) 15.6 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Russia (%) 4.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Serbia (%) 3.4 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 311.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 76.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 29.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 6.5 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Spain (%) 78.8 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 10.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 7.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Sweden (%) 55.6 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 156.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 25.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 13.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Thailand (%) 14.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Tunisia (%) 26.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 14.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Ukraine (%) 8.1 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
United Kingdom (%) 207.4 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
United States (%) 34.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Uruguay (%) 11.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Venezuela (%) 0.2 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Yemen (%) 1.8 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,480.825 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1998 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 21,393.450 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1979 - Dec 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 22.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1979 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 161,605.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (HKD bn) 883.321 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (HKD bn) 203.249 2028 yearly 2005 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (HKD bn) 909.325 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.520 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -4,763.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 47,651.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 243,093.453 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,025,551.195 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 412,459.730 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 52,414.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -6.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,371,660.148 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 550,387.359 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,691.224 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,719.991 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 28,423.789 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 19,829.119 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Mar 2022
Exports: Electrical Machinery, Apparatus and Appliances (HKD mn) 196,228.749 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Exports: General Industrial Machinery and Equipment nes (HKD mn) 2,583.508 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Exports: Telecom & Sound Recording & Reproducing Equipment (HKD mn) 35,827.529 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Exports: Office Machines & Automatic Data Processing Machines (HKD mn) 38,947.536 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Exports: Road Vehicles, Including Air-Cruhion Vehicles (HKD mn) 592.140 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Imports: Office Machines & Automatic Data Processing Machines (HKD mn) 33,132.192 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Imports: Telecom & Sound Recording & Reproducing Equipment (HKD mn) 40,736.038 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Imports Value Index: sa (2016=100) 117.00 Feb 2018 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2018
Total Exports Value Index: sa (2016=100) 113.40 Feb 2018 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2018
Total Exports Quantum Index (2016=100) 79.20 Feb 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 17,280.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 12,457.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 12.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 40,672.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 42.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,839.151 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 376.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,462.481 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 1,878,589.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,237,847.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 336.4 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 35.278 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 2,125,019.104 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: DI: Assets (AS) (HKD mn) -134,602.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (HKD mn) -7,021.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Debit (HKD mn) -1,913,750.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (HKD mn) 160,382.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Services (HKD mn) 24,487.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (HKD mn) -1,429,378.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Credit (HKD mn) 2,009,835.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Other investment (OI) (HKD mn) -118,456.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: FD: Liabilities (HKD mn) -101,159.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (DI) (HKD mn) 182,209.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: FD: Assets (HKD mn) 126,177.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (HKD mn) -128,691.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PInc) (HKD mn) 35,480.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: PInc: Debit (HKD mn) -342,325.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account (HKD mn) -113.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (HKD mn) -116.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: PI: Liabilities (LB) (HKD mn) 22,115.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: OI: Liabilities (HKD mn) -513.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (HKD mn) 1,470,806.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (HKD mn) 32,718.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CFA: Reserve Assets (HKD mn) 7,021.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives (FD) (HKD mn) 25,018.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: OI: Assets (HKD mn) -117,943.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: DI: Liabilities (LB) (HKD mn) 316,811.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (HKD mn) 3.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: PI: Assets (AS) (HKD mn) -246,598.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment (PI) (HKD mn) -224,482.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (HKD mn) 41,428.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account (CA) (HKD mn) 97,038.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (SInc) (HKD mn) -4,358.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (HKD mn) -135,895.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: PInc: Credit (HKD mn) 377,805.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: SInc: Debit (HKD mn) -8,577.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: SInc: Credit (HKD mn) 4,219.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (HKD mn) 50,127,105.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
IIP: Net (HKD mn) 16,574,299.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
IIP: Liabilities (HKD mn) 33,552,806.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
External Debt (ED): Total (HKD mn) 14,652,248.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 93.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 277,340.154 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,093,031.477 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1980 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 481,471.0 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 131.771 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.2 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 129.000 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 1,959,697.246 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 875,922.9 Sep 2018 monthly Dec 1990 - Sep 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.3 Sep 2018 monthly Dec 1991 - Sep 2018
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 32.800 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 335.539 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 1,380.500 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1978 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 340,764.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 1,408,387.349 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1978 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.24 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1979 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 223.54 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1973 - Mar 2022
Deposits: Renminbi: Total Outstandings (RMB mn) 554,316.75 Mar 2018 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2018
HK: Loans & Advances: Total (HKD mn) 9,652,390.44 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 1978 - Mar 2018
HK: Residential Mortgage: Value: Outstanding Loans (OL) (HKD mn) 1,228,442.00 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2018
HK: Residential Mortgage: Value: New Loans Made (HKD mn) 29,750.00 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -8.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
BTS: Expected Changes: BS: sa: Retail (%) 11.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
BTS: Expected Changes: Business Situation (BS): sa (%) -8.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022

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