Hong Kong: Trade freedom

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 Hong Kong

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 95
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2020
 Average 91
 Min - Max 90 - 95
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1995 to 2020. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 91 points with a minimum of 90 points in 1995 and a maximum of 95 points in 2007. The latest value from 2020 is 95 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 179 countries is 74 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Hong Kong - Trade freedom - recent values

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Hong Kong - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2020




The Trade Freedom index for Hong Kong measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


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