Hong Kong Business Confidence  2006-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business confidence in Hong Kong rose to 5 in the second quarter of 2017 from -1 in the previous period. It was the highest reading since the third quarter of 2015. By sector, expectations for the business situation improved for construction sector (25 from -18 in Q1 of 2017); finance and insurance (24 from 12); information and communication sector (19 from 0); retail (-4 from -15); import/export trade and wholesale sector (-2 from -6); and accommodation and food services (-13 from -14). In contrast, deteriorations were seen in transportation, storage, and courier services sectors (-2 from 7) and manufacturing (14 from 18). Business Confidence in Hong Kong averaged 8.47 from 2006 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 32 in the third quarter of 2006 and a record low of -53 in the first quarter of 2009.

Hong Kong Business Confidence
Receive the next reported value for Hong Kong Business Confidence in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Please Paste this Code in your Website
Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-21 09:00 AM Q4 2 -6 -12
2017-01-20 08:45 AM Q1 -1 2 3.10
2017-04-21 08:45 AM Q2 5 -1 4
2017-07-21 08:30 AM Q3 5 5.07
2017-10-20 08:30 AM Q4 6.85




Hong Kong Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 -1.00 32.00 -53.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.10 49.90 53.30 44.40 [+]
Industrial Production -0.80 -0.10 7.10 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 5344.00 4231.00 34679.00 -16338.00 HKD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 10237.00 8136.00 16200.00 409.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 5804.00 2824.00 6154.00 332.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.48 5.46 5.48 5.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 7.00 12.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 4.00 5.00 5.00 2.00 [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 75.00 84.00 70.10 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 15.00 18.00 18.00 12.00 [+]


Hong Kong Business Confidence Notes

In Hong Kong, the Quarterly Business Tendency Survey measures the expectations of entrepreneurs regarding changes in business situation in the current quarter compared to the previous quarter. The survey covers a sample of 560 senior managers from the main sectors of the economy: manufacturing; construction; wholesale and retail trade; accommodation and food services; transportation, storage and courier services; information and communications; financing and insurance; real estate; and professional and business services sectors. The survey result is presented as a net balance: the difference between the percentage of respondents choosing “a better outlook” and that choosing "a worse outlook". A positive sign indicates a likely upward trend while a negative sign, a likely downward trend. This page provides - Hong Kong Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 -1.00 32.00 -53.00 2006 - 2017 Quarterly



business confidence by Country

Last
Australia 13.00 Apr/17
Brazil 53.70 May/17
Canada 62.40 Apr/17
China 51.20 Apr/17
Euro Area 1.09 Apr/17
France 109.00 May/17
Germany 114.60 May/17
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 103.42 Mar/17
Italy 106.90 May/17
Japan 12.00 Mar/17
Mexico 46.70 Apr/17
Netherlands 8.30 Apr/17
Russia -1.00 Apr/17
South Korea 83.00 Apr/17
Spain 0.10 Apr/17
Switzerland 106.00 Apr/17
Turkey 109.20 May/17
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17
United States 54.80 Apr/17