Nov 29 October retail sales data
(percent change from a year earlier):
Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr
Value: 4.0 9.4 4.6 3.9 11.0 8.7 11.4
Volume: 3.6 8.5 3.2 1.4 8.5 5.7 7.6
-- In the three months through October, the volume of sales
rose by 1.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, from the preceding
-- For a breakdown of October retail sales click on
A government spokesman noted that annual retail sales growth
moderated in October from September, but local consumer
sentiment was supported by higher incomes over the past year.
The spokesman added that further growth in inbound tourism
should continue to support the retail sector.
-- To view the full details of retail sales data, see the
Hong Kong government website at:
(Reporting by Raymond Leung in HONG KONG; Editing by Kim