Hong Kong economic indicators - July 2013

Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:47am EDT

July 22 (Reuters) - Hong Kong economic indicators    
    
 GDP
           2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006
 Pct*       1.5^    4.9     6.8    -2.5     2.1     6.5     7.0
 HK$ bln# 1,965^  1,936^  1,847^  1,729^  1,773^  1,736^  1,630^
  
            2013     ____________2012__________    ____2011____
              Q1      Q4      Q3      Q2     Q1      Q4      Q3
 Pct q/q     0.2     1.4^    1.1^   -0.1    0.3^    0.5     0.2
 Pct y/y     2.8     2.8^    1.5^    0.9^   0.7^    3.0     4.0 
                                               Updated 10 May 13
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 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, pct*
            2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006
 Composite   4.1     5.3     2.4     0.5     4.3     2.0     2.0
 
    
            ____________________2013____________________    2012
    
             Jun     May     Apr     Mar     Feb     Jan     Dec
            
 Composite   4.1     3.9     4.0     3.6     4.4     3.0     3.7
 Underlying  4.0     3.8     3.9     3.7     4.4     3.1     3.8
                                               Updated 22 Jul 13
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 RETAIL SALES, pct*
            2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006
 Value       9.8    24.8    18.3     0.6    10.5    12.8     7.3
 Volume      7.2    18.4    15.5    -0.8     5.0    10.1     5.8
 
            ________________2013________________     ___2012____
             May     Apr     Mar     Feb     Jan     Dec     Nov
 Value      12.8    20.7     9.8    22.7    10.5     9.1     9.4
 Volume     12.2    19.4    10.1    21.9    10.4     8.5     8.1
                                                Updated 2 Jul 13
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 TRADE BALANCE
            2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006
 HK$ bln  -477.8  -427.3  -333.8  -223.3  -201.1  -180.5  -138.8
 
            ________________2013________________   _____2012____
             May     Apr     Mar     Feb     Jan     Dec     Nov
 HK$ bln  -44.27  -42.70  -49.15  -33.99  -27.46  -47.95  -44.07
                                               Updated 25 Jun 13
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 UNEMPLOYMENT 
            2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006
 Pct rate    3.3     3.4     4.4     5.4     3.6     4.0     4.8
   
          _____________2013_____________  ____2012/13___  _2012_
          AprJun  MarMay  FebApr  JanMar  DecFeb  NovJan  OctDec
 Pct rate    3.3     3.4     3.5     3.5     3.4     3.4     3.3
                                               Updated 18 Jul 13
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 * Percent change on a year earlier.
 # Current prices.
 ^ Revised.
 ~ Change of less than 0.05 percent.

 (Reporting by Raymond Leung and Twinnie Siu in Hong Kong;
Editing by Anand Basu)