Hong Kong Business Confidence  Forecast


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Business Confidence in Hong Kong is expected to be 6.83 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Hong Kong to stand at 8.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Hong Kong Business Confidence is projected to trend around 8.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Hong Kong Business Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Business Confidence 5 6.83 5.82 7.1 8 8
Manufacturing PMI 50.3 50.2 49.94 49.84 49.77 51.8
Industrial Production 0.4 1.1 -1.14 -1.66 -2.06 3.4
Changes in Inventories -636 2087 3444 2677 2161 2577
Bankruptcies 13263 8891 8294 7743 7255 4979
Car Registrations 3833 2910 2822 2761 2711 2489
Internet Speed 21909 22166 21668 21879 21659 19394
IP Addresses 3132077 3242519 3269650 3291776 3308008 3283408
Competitiveness Index 5.53 5.46 5.46 5.46 5.46 5.47
Competitiveness Rank 6 9 9 9 9 7
Ease of Doing Business 5 5 4 3 3 2
Corruption Index 77 78 78 78 77 78
Corruption Rank 15 14 14 14 14 13