Hong Kong Q3 restaurant receipts up 4.3 pct y/y

Thu Nov 1, 2012 5:34am EDT

HONG KONG, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong restaurant receipts
rose 4.3 percent to HK$23.27 billion ($3.0 billion) in the third
quarter from the same period of last year, data from the Census
and Statistics Department showed on Thursday.
    The total receipts for the second quarter of this year were
HK$22.14 billion.
    The following are year-on-year percentage changes in
receipts by type of restaurant:

                              Q3 2012   Q2 2012
    Chinese restaurants           4.2       3.2
    Non-Chinese restaurants       2.2       3.0 
    Fast food shops               6.7       8.4^
    Bars                          2.6       2.4^
    
   ^  = revised
 
    (US$=HK$7.75)

 (Reporting by Raymond Leung; Editing by Richard Borsuk)
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