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Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Unemployment Rate at 2.00 percent  
Unemployment rate in Macau increased to 2 percent in the three months to January of 2017, compared to a 1.9 percent in the previous month. It was the highest jobless rate since September 2012 as unemployed persons rose to 7.9 thousand from 7.6 thousand in the previous period. Employment fell 0.8 percent to 381.9 thousand (385 thousand in the previous period). It fell in construction (35.2 thousand from 37.2 thousand), hotels and similar activities (29.9 thousand from 30.2 thousand), restaurant and similar activities (24.8 thousand from 27 thousand) while gains occurred in gaming and junket (82.6 thousand from 79.6 thousand) and wholesale and retail trade (47.4 thousand from 46.3 thousand).
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Retail Sales YoY at 0.10 percent  
Retail sales in Macau slightly rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, following a downwardly revised 5.3 percent drop in the previous period. It was the first increase after nine consecutive quarters of decline in retail sales volume, driven by higher sales of goods in department stores (5.9 percent vs -4.6 percent in Q3), automotive fuels (11.6 percent vs 17.6 percent); cosmetics and sanitary articles (8.5 percent vs 6.4 percent); and leather goods (27.4 percent vs 32 percent). In contrast, sales dropped for watches, clocks and jewelry (-6.2 percent vs -24.6 percent in Q3); household appliances (-4.7 percent vs -9.5 percent); motor vehicles (-46.6 percent vs -42.2 percent); communication equipment (-6.6 percent vs -1.9 percent) and pharmaceutical goods (-18.3 percent vs 3.4 percent).
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Changes in Inventories at 412.00 MOP THO  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Macau increased by 412 MOP THO in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Consumer Spending at 22901.00 MOP THO  
Consumer Spending in Macau increased to 22901 MOP THO in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 22358 MOP THO in the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau GDP Constant Prices at 92682.00 MOP Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Macau increased to 92682 MOP Million in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 87039 MOP Million in the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Gdp Deflator at 107.00 Index Points  
Gdp Deflator in Macau increased to 107 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 104.80 Index Points in the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau GDP Annual Growth Rate at 7.00 percent  
Macau's gross domestic product advanced by 7 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, following an upwardly revised 4.4 percent expansion in the previous period, as total exports of services increased by 8.2 percent (from 2.6 percent in Q3), underpinned by the continued expansion in tourism and gaming services, and imports rose by 1.6 percent (from 6.3 percent). Meanwhile, exports of goods declined further by 21.2 percent (from -15.7 percent in Q3) and imports shrank 8 percent (from -8.7 percent). Domestic demand slipped slightly, due to a contraction in private consumption (-0.5 percent from 0.2 percent in Q3) while government spending showed no growth (from 0.1 percent) and fixed investment rose marginally (0.2 percent from 4 percent in Q3). For the whole year of 2016, the economy of Macau shrank by 2.1 percent year-on-year after a 21.5 percent drop in 2015.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Government Spending at 10339.00 MOP THO  
Government Spending in Macau increased to 10339 MOP THO in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 8015 MOP THO in the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 23437.00 MOP THO  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Macau increased to 23437 MOP THO in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 21504 MOP THO in the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Labor Force Participation Rate at 71.30 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Macau decreased to 71.30 percent in January from 71.80 percent in December of 2016.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Tourist Arrivals at 2876046.00  
Visitor arrivals in Macau rose 17.6 percent year-on-year to 2,876,046 in January of 2017, compared to a 6.8 percent increase in December 2016. While overnight visitors went up by 18.9 percent, same-day visitors increased by 16.4 percent. Visitors from China, that accounted for 69.4 percent of total visitors, were up 20.4 percent (from 7.8 percent in December) with those travelling under the Individual Visit Scheme surging by 43.8 percent.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Retail Sales MoM at 15.10 percent  
Retail Sales in Macau increased 15.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 over the previous quarter.
Tuesday February 28 2017
Macau Cpi Transportation at 112.22 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Macau increased to 112.22 Index Points in January of 2016 from 108.68 Index Points in December of 2016.
Monday February 27 2017
Macau Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 109.25 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Macau increased to 109.25 Index Points in January from 108.86 Index Points in December of 2016.
Monday February 27 2017
Macau Food Inflation at 1.69 percent  
Cost of food in Macau increased 1.85 percent in December of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday February 27 2017
Macau Inflation Rate MoM at 0.36 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Macau increased 0.36 percent in January of 2017 over the previous month.
Monday February 27 2017
Macau Inflation Rate at 1.76 percent  
Consumer prices in Macau rose 1.76 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, compared to a 1.44 percent increase in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since July 2016, as upward prices pressure mainly came from: food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.69 percent from 1.85 percent in the prior month), transport (8.12 percent from 6.69 percent), household goods & furnishings (0.88 percent from 0.65 percent), health (3.26 percent from 3.86 percent), recreation & culture (9.03 percent from -0.39 percent), education (7.38 percent from 7.38 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (1.84 percent from 1.02 percent). In contrast, cost fell for: clothing & footwear (-0.88 percent from 1.86 percent) and communication (-1.73 percent from -1.82 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.36 percent, after gaining 0.17 percent in December.
Monday February 27 2017
Macau Unemployed Persons at 7.60 Thousand  
The number of unemployed persons in Macau was steady of 7.60 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2016, similar with the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 21 2017
Macau Median Wages at 15000.00 MOP/Monthly  
Wages in Macau remained unchanged at 15000 MOP/Monthly in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 15000 MOP/Monthly in the third quarter of 2016.
Tuesday February 21 2017
Macau Median Wages In Manufacturing at 10000.00 MOP/Monthly  
Wages In Manufacturing in Macau decreased to 10000 MOP/Monthly in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 10300 MOP/Monthly in the third quarter of 2016.
Friday February 17 2017
Macau Money Supply M1 at 63666.65 MOP Million  
Money Supply M1 in Macau decreased to 63666.65 MOP Million in December from 67875.33 MOP Million in November of 2016.
Friday February 17 2017
Macau Money Supply M2 at 532448.94 MOP Million  
Money Supply M2 in Macau increased to 532448.94 MOP Million in December from 519386.36 MOP Million in November of 2016.
Friday February 17 2017
Macau Three Month Interbank Rate at 1.00 percent  
Interbank Rate in Macau decreased to 1 percent in January from 1.02 percent in December of 2016.
Wednesday February 15 2017
Macau Fiscal Expenditure at 17336.89 MOP Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Macau increased to 17336.89 MOP Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 13971.39 MOP Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday February 15 2017
Macau Electricity Production at 87.40 Gigawatt-hour  
Electricity Production in Macau increased to 87.40 Gigawatt-hour in August from 84.40 Gigawatt-hour in July of 2016.
Wednesday February 15 2017
Macau Current Account at 103162.80 MOP Million  
Macau recorded a Current Account surplus of 103162.80 MOP Million in 2015.
Wednesday February 08 2017
Macau Interest Rate at 1.00 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Macau was last recorded at 1 percent.
Friday January 27 2017
Macau Imports at 6780550.00 Thousand MOP  
Imports to Macau decreased by 2.9 percent year-on-year to MOP 6.78 billion in December of 2016, due to lower purchases of watches (-23.3 percent), beauty, motor cars and motorcycles (-53.5 percent), construction materials (-37.7 percent), mobile phones (-40 percent), gold jewellery (-18.1 percent), and fuels and lubricants (-11.4 percent). Considering January to December 2016, purchases declined by 15.7 percent to MOP 71.35 billion.
Friday January 27 2017
Macau Balance of Trade at -6002747.00 Thousand MOP  
Macau trade deficit stood at MOP 6.00 billion in December of 2016, compared to a MOP 6.08 billion gap a year earlier. Year-on-year, sales declined by 16.1 percent to MOP 0.75 billion, led by garments, not knitted to crocheted (-16.6 percent), garment, knitted or crocheted (-10.6 percent), machines, apparatus and part (-28.8 percent), and clocks and watches (-19.9 percent). Imports decreased by 2.9 percent to MOP 6.78 billion, due to lower purchases of watches (-23.3 percent), beauty,motor cars and motorcycles (-53.5 percent), construction materials (-37.7 percent), mobile phones (-40 percent), gold jewelry (-18.1 percent), and fuels and lubricants (-11.4 percent). Considering January to December 2016, the trade deficit was recorded at MOP 61.31, as sales dropped by 6 percent to MOP 10.05 billion while purchases declined by 15.7 percent to MOP 71.35 billion.
Friday January 27 2017
Macau Exports at 753080.00 Thousand MOP  
Exports from Macau fell 16.1 percent from a year earlier to MOP 75308 thousand in December of 2016, led by garments, not knitted to crocheted (-16.6 percent), garment, knitted or crocheted (-10.6 percent), and machines, apparatus and part (-28.8 percent), and clocks and watches (-19.9 percent). From January to November 2016, sales dropped by 6 percent, sales to the Mainland China went down (-4.7 percent).
Thursday January 26 2017
Macau Corruption Rank at 46.00  
Macau is the 46 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Thursday January 26 2017
Macau Employed Persons at 385.00 Thousand  
The number of employed persons in Macau decreased to 385 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 390.20 Thousand in the third quarter of 2016.
Saturday January 21 2017
Macau Government Revenues at 27474.16 MOP Million  
Government Revenues in Macau increased to 27474.16 MOP Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 25619.03 MOP Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Saturday January 21 2017
Macau Government Budget Value at 10137.27 MOP Million  
Macau recorded a government budget surplus of 10137.27 MOP Million in the third quarter of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Macau Gross National Product at 327640.20 MOP Million  
Gross National Product in Macau decreased to 327640.20 MOP Million in 2015 from 378780.90 MOP Million in 2014.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Import Prices at 120.90 Index Points  
Import Prices in Macau increased to 120.90 Index Points in the third quarter of 2016 from 106.60 Index Points in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Export Prices at 150.60 Index Points  
Export Prices in Macau increased to 150.60 Index Points in the third quarter of 2016 from 138.20 Index Points in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Deposit Interest Rate in Macau at 0.00 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Macau decreased to 0 percent in 2015 from 0.05 percent in 2014.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Disposable Personal Income at 41423.00 MOP  
Disposable Personal Income in Macau increased to 41423 MOP per month in 2012 from 30891 MOP per month in 2007.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Corruption Index at 51.00 Points  
Macau scored 51 points out of 100 on the 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Terms Of Trade at 99.20 Index Points  
Terms Of Trade in Macau increased to 99.20 Index Points in the third quarter of 2016 from 97.80 Index Points in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Tourism Revenues at 14636.00 MOP Million  
Tourism Revenues in Macau increased to 14636 MOP Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 11697 MOP Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Manufacturing Production at 14.40 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Macau increased 14.40 percent in September of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Personal Income Tax Rate at 12.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Macau stands at 12 percent.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Population at 0.64 Million  
The total population in Macau was estimated at 0.6 million people in 2015, according to the latest census figures.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Current Account to GDP at 38.00 percent  
Macau recorded a Current Account surplus of 38 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Corporate Tax Rate at 12.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Macau stands at 12 percent.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Foreign Direct Investment - Net Flows at -3480.80 MOP Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Macau decreased by 3480.80 MOP Million in 2015.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau GDP at 46.20 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Macau was worth 55.50 billion US dollars in 2014. The GDP value of Macau represents 0.09 percent of the world economy.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau GDP per capita at 55860.18 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Macau was last recorded at 55860.18 US dollars in 2015. The GDP per Capita in Macau is equivalent to 442 percent of the world's average.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau GDP per capita PPP at 104718.26 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Macau was last recorded at 104718.26 US dollars in 2015, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Macau, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 589 percent of the world's average.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Industrial Production at 4.50 percent  
Industrial Production in Macau increased 4.50 percent in the third quarter of 2016 over the same quarter in the previous year.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Macau Industrial Production MoM at 4.90 percent  
Industrial Production in Macau increased 4.90 percent in September of 2016 over the previous month.
Wednesday November 23 2016
Macau | Credit Rating at 87.50  
Moody's credit rating for Macau was last set at Aa3 with negative outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Macau was last reported at AA- with stable outlook.
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