Trade in Macao, China

Macao, China was the world’s 153rd largest exporter of goods and 57th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $1.68 billion and $12.31 billion USD respectively. Macao, China’s top export category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment, and Office and telecom equipment. In 2022, Macao, China’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Hong Kong, China, China and United States, with trade representing 177.93 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Macao, China is the world’s 89th largest importer of goods and 88th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $17.34 billion and $4.20 billion USD respectively in 2022. Macao, China’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Chemicals and Machinery and transport equipment. Leading import partners were China, France and Japan. Macao, China is part of 2 different Regional Trade Agreements, including China – Macao, China and Hong Kong, China – Macao, China.


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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Macao Special Administrative Region



WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

civil law system based on the Portuguese model


Traditional Chinese

Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

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Hong Kong dollar

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Government MSME Agency

  • Made in Macao


  • Macao SAR Government

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Municipal Affairs Bureau
    Phone: +(853) 8296 1111

    Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro nº 163
    Instituto para os Assuntos Municipais

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Economic and Technological Development Bureau
    Phone: +(853) 8597 2239

    1-3, Rua Dr. Pedro José Lobo
    25th Floor

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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