Hong Kong economic indicators - Aug 2013

Thu Aug 1, 2013 5:15am EDT

Aug 1 (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
             Jun     May     Apr     Mar     Feb     Jan     Dec
    
 Value      14.7    12.9^   20.7     9.8    22.7    10.5     9.1
  
 Volume     13.4    12.2    19.4    10.1    21.9    10.4     8.5
    
                                                Updated 1 Aug 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
             Jun     May     Apr     Mar     Feb     Jan     Dec
 HK$ bln  -49.67  -44.27  -42.70  -49.15  -33.99  -27.46  -47.95
                                               Updated 25 Jul 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 Subhranshu Sahu)
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