Hong Kong | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Bond 10Y 2.28 2.37 4.47 Percent 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Currency 7.75 7.76 7.21 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
Stock Market 22509.64 22151.06 7151.44 Index points 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Growth Rate 1.10 0.70 0.97 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.00 2.80 5.51 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 32741.76 32636.03 15232.87 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 44770.11 44625.54 28621.38 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 541592.00 512378.00 253328.16 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 136974.00 128020.00 64325.28 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 556889.00 526374.00 426800.93 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP 263.26 248.73 83.74 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 7.22 7.17 5.39 Million 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.10 3.74 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Employed Persons 3721.00 3731.90 3051.77 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Job Vacancies 72382.00 78299.00 53014.00 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Labour Costs 129.30 129.70 110.86 Index Points 2013-08-15 Quarterly [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.60 60.70 62.29 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Productivity 145.50 144.50 125.22 Index Points 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Unemployed Persons 119.10 112.50 122.40 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 195.20 194.60 158.72 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 180.90 182.30 154.57 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 3.90 3.90 4.58 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 118.50 118.80 77.85 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 115.00 113.50 91.40 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
GDP Deflator 107.30 106.70 75.73 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 115.10 113.60 88.46 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 107.10 106.80 94.85 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 0.50 0.50 3.90 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 316800.00 315900.00 155846.82 USD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate 0.38 0.37 3.34 Percent 2014-04-22 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 6908393.18 6696727.00 2309234.14 HKD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 322837.60 337345.00 97170.99 HKD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 1658246.64 1504818.00 268235.00 HKD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 10270051.08 10091002.00 2360650.89 HKD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 10301634.36 10122232.00 3177385.60 HKD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account 18952.00 31817.00 31698.62 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Balance of Trade -53673.00 -19979.00 -5282.90 HKD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Exports 212914.00 303456.00 66612.42 HKD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 266587.00 323436.00 71895.35 HKD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.10 1.60 4.66 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Capital Flows -45288.00 -8589.00 -32459.34 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Terms of Trade 99.90 100.00 103.46 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1751984.00 1784015.00 1244922.36 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget 3.20 3.80 1.19 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 33.10 33.80 25.37 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value 75862.00 -53683.00 4179.48 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Spending 45234.00 44441.00 24523.74 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Credit Rating 95.39 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Industrial Production 0.50 -0.90 -1.27 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Bankruptcies 3977.00 5393.00 3529.08 Companies 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 6.00 12.00 11.27 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
Car Registrations 3496.00 3698.00 2345.83 Cars 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories 3594.00 -1186.00 2554.25 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.90 53.30 50.79 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Retail Sales YoY -2.30 16.70 11.49 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.00 5.00 8.19 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 347476.00 318528.00 157528.12 HKD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Personal Savings 0.01 0.01 3.24 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Confidence 105.00 106.00 100.48 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 16.50 16.50 16.72 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00 15.00 15.36 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Housing Index 15578.00 17265.00 15045.47 HKD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]





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Hong Kong Unemployment Rate Unchanged in March  
Hong Kong’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained steady at 3.1 percent for the third consecutive period in January to March of 2014, down from 3.5 percent a year earlier.
Hong Kong Inflation Rate Unchanged in March  
Hong Kong annual consumer prices rose 3.9 percent in March of 2014, the same rate recorded in February. In the first quarter of 2014, the inflation rate rose by 4.2 percent over a year earlier. The corresponding increase after netting out the effects of all Government's one-off relief measures was 3.8 percent.
Hong Kong Trade Deficit Widens 58% YoY in February  
Hong Kong’s trade deficit increased sharply to HKD 53.7 billion in February of 2014 as exports fell by an annual 1.3 percent. Yet, taking January and February as a whole to neutralize the distortion caused by the difference in timing of the Lunar New Year holidays, export performance in the first two months of 2014 was rather sluggish.
Hong Kong Inflation Rate Slows to 9-Month Low  
In February of 2014, Hong Kong’s inflation rate eased to 3.9 percent, down from 4.6 percent in the previous month. The smaller increase was mainly due to the difference in the timing of the Lunar New Year, which fell in late January and early February this year but in mid-February last year, resulting in smaller increase in prices for package tours and meals bought away from home. Cost of private housing rentals also slowed.
Hong Kong Unemployment Rate Stable at 3.1%  
In the period December of 2013 - February of 2014, Hong Kong jobless rate remained unchanged at a 16-year low 3.1 percent. Total employment declined from its historic high, as business activities returned to a more normal level after its peak in Lunar New Year.
Hong Kong Economy Advances 1.1% QoQ in Q4  
In the fourth quarter of 2013, Hong Kong’s GDP expanded at its fastest pace in the last four quarters at 1.1 percent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted basis
Hong Kong GDP Growth Accelerates in Q4  
In the fourth quarter of 2013, Hong Kong's economy expanded at a faster 3 percent over a year earlier, up from a downward revised 2.8 percent in the previous three-month period. In 2014, the economy is expected to grow between 3 to 4 percent, better than a 2.9 percent expansion in 2013.
Hong Kong Trade Deficit Narrows Sharply in January  
In January of 2014, Hong Kong’s trade deficit decreased 63 percent over a month earlier to HKD 19.8 billion, due to a fall in imports. A year earlier the trade deficit reached HKD 27.5 billion, as the Chinese New Year fell in late January and early February in 2014 but in mid-February in 2013.
Hong Kong Inflation Rate Accelerates in January  
In January of 2014, Hong Kong’s annual inflation rate rose 4.6 percent, the highest rate in the last four months, due mainly to the difference in timing of the Lunar New Year, which fell in late January and early February this year, but in mid-February last year.
Hong Kong Unemployment Rate Edges Down in January  
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from 3.2 percent in October - December 2013 to 3.1 percent in November 2013 - January 2014. It is the lowest jobless rate in almost 16 years, as total employment hit a fresh new high due to the Lunar New Year, while the number of unemployed persons declined for the fifth consecutive month.
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