Hong Kong Business Confidence  2006-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business confidence in Hong Kong declined to -1 in the first quarter of 2017 from 2 in the previous period. By sector, expectations for the business situation deteriorated in accommodation and food services (-14 from +13 in Q4 of 2016), construction sector (-18 from -12 in Q4), retail (-15 from -2), import/export trade and wholesale sector (-6 from -14) and information and communication sector (0 from +12). In contrast, improvements were seen in manufacturing (+18 from +2 in Q4), finance and insurance (+12, the same as in the previous quarter) and transportation, storage and courier services sectors (+7 from +12). Business Confidence in Hong Kong averaged 8.47 from 2006 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 32 in the third quarter of 2006 and a record low of -53 in the first quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-07-15 08:45 AM Q3 -6 -4 -14
2016-10-21 09:00 AM Q4 2 -6 -12
2017-01-20 08:45 AM Q1 -1 2 3.10
2017-04-21 08:30 AM Q2 -1 4.27
2017-07-21 08:30 AM Q3 0.69
2017-10-20 08:30 AM Q4 2.22




Hong Kong Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -1.00 2.00 32.00 -53.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.30 49.50 53.30 44.40 [+]
Industrial Production -0.10 -0.10 7.10 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 3315.00 809.00 33400.00 -15735.00 HKD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 7213.00 6460.00 16200.00 409.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 3135.00 3063.00 6154.00 332.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.48 5.46 5.48 5.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 7.00 12.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 4.00 5.00 5.00 2.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 84.00 70.10 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 17.00 18.00 12.00 [+]



Hong Kong Business Confidence Notes

In Hong Kong, the Quarterly Business Tendency Survey measures the expectations of entrepreneurs regarding changes in business situation in the current quarter compared to the previous quarter. The survey covers a sample of 560 senior managers from the main sectors of the economy: manufacturing; construction; wholesale and retail trade; accommodation and food services; transportation, storage and courier services; information and communications; financing and insurance; real estate; and professional and business services sectors. The survey result is presented as a net balance: the difference between the percentage of respondents choosing “a better outlook” and that choosing "a worse outlook". A positive sign indicates a likely upward trend while a negative sign, a likely downward trend. This page provides - Hong Kong Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.00 2.00 32.00 -53.00 2006 - 2017 Quarterly



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