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Hong Kong economic indicators - Nov 2013
November 18, 2013 / 8:46 AM / 4 years ago

Hong Kong economic indicators - Nov 2013

Nov 18 (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____________ 
 
              Q3     Q2      Q1      Q4      Q3      Q2      Q1 
       
 Pct q/q     0.5    0.7^    0.2     1.4     1.1    -0.1     0.3 
 
 Pct y/y     2.9    3.2^    2.9     2.8     1.5     0.9     0.7 
 
                                              Updated 15 Nov 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________________________ 
      
             Sept     Aug     Jul     Jun     May    Apr    Mar 
                       
 Composite    4.6     4.5     6.9     4.1     3.9    4.0    3.6 
   
 Underlying   4.2     4.3     4.2     4.0     3.8    3.9    3.7 
   
                                              Updated 21 Oct 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________________________
            Sept    Aug    Jul     Jun     May     Apr      Mar 
        
 Value       5.1    8.1    9.3^    14.7    12.8    20.7     9.8 
  
 Volume      4.9    7.2    8.7^    13.3^   12.2    10.1    21.9 
  
                                              Updated 31 Oct 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_________________________ 
  
            Aug     Jul     Jun     May     Apr     Mar     Feb 
   
 HK$ bln -39.57  -37.15  -49.67  -44.27  -42.70  -49.15  -33.99 
                                             Updated 26 Sept 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___________________________ 
          AugOct  JulSep JunAug  MayJuly AprJun  MarMay  FebApr 
   
 Pct rate    3.3    3.3    3.3      3.3     3.3    3.4      3.5 
   
                                              Updated 18 Nov 13
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 * Percent change on a year earlier.
 # Current prices.
 ^ Revised.
 ~ Change of less than 0.05 percent.   

 (Reporting by Twinnie Siu and Christina Lo in HONG KONG;
Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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