HK Q4 industrial production index up 0.5 pct

Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:50am EDT

Mar 13 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's index of industrial
production rose by 0.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013
compared with the same period last year, the Census and
Statistics department said on Thursday.
    The following are year-on-year percentage changes in the
indices of industrial production by selected industry grouping: 
    
                                      Q4 2013   Q3 2013
 Food, beverages and tobacco              2.4      3.2*
 Textiles                               -11.7     -7.9*     
 Wearing apparel                          0.5    -11.9    
 Paper products, printing and
 production of recorded media            -2.4     -2.3     
 Metal, computer, electronic and  
 optical products, machinery and 
 equipment                              -12.4    -13.1*     
     
 * Revised

 (Reporting by Twinnie Siu in HONG KONG; Editing by Anupama
Dwivedi)
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