Manufacturing production in Hong Kong increased 0.3 percent over a year earlier in the second quarter of 2019, easing from a 1.4 percent rise in the previous period. It was the smallest gain in factory output since the third quarter of 2017, as production slowed for food, beverages & tobacco (1.8 percent from 2.0 percent in Q1); and miscellaneous manufacturing industries (0.3 percent from 2.3 percent). Also, output declined for metal, computer, electronic & optical products, machinery & equipment (-2.1 percent from 0.4 percent). Meanwhile, production of paper products, printing & reproduction of recorded media declined less (-1.5 percent from -3.3 percent) and textiles & wearing apparel output rebounded (1.3 percent from -0.1 percent). Industrial Production in Hong Kong averaged -1.72 percent from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7.10 percent in the first quarter of 2006 and a record low of -12.50 percent in the second quarter of 2003.

Industrial Production in Hong Kong is expected to be -1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Hong Kong to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Hong Kong Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 3.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY Q3 1.2% 1.6% 1.8%
2019-03-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY Q4 1.3% 1.2% 1.1%
2019-06-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY Q1 1.4% 1.2% 2.7%
2019-09-12 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY Q2 0.3% 1.4% 0.5%
2019-12-13 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY Q3 0.3% -1%


Hong Kong Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -8.00 -1.00 32.00 -53.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 40.80 43.80 53.30 40.80 [+]
Industrial Production 0.30 1.40 7.10 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -3713.00 -7280.00 37052.00 -17455.00 HKD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 7269.00 6159.00 20646.00 409.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 3403.00 3392.00 6154.00 332.00 [+]
Internet Speed 21908.83 21943.39 21943.39 6090.98 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3132077.00 3045927.00 3132077.00 1589168.00 IP [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.25 81.99 82.25 5.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 7.00 7.00 12.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 4.00 5.00 5.00 2.00 [+]
Corruption Index 76.00 77.00 84.00 70.10 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 14.00 13.00 18.00 12.00 [+]


Hong Kong Manufacturing Production

In Hong Kong, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in manufacturing sector of the economy. This page provides - Hong Kong Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 1.40 7.10 -12.50 1999 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -1.90 Jul/19
Australia 1.90 Jun/19
Brazil -2.50 Jul/19
Canada 1.44 Jun/19
China 4.40 Aug/19
Euro Area -2.00 Jul/19
France -0.20 Jul/19
Germany -4.20 Jul/19
India 4.30 Jul/19
Indonesia 8.10 Jul/19
Italy -0.70 Jul/19
Japan 0.70 Jul/19
Mexico -1.70 Jul/19
Netherlands -1.90 Jun/19
Russia 2.90 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 1.40 Dec/18
Singapore -0.40 Jul/19
South Africa -1.10 Jul/19
South Korea 0.60 Jul/19
Spain 0.80 Jul/19
Switzerland 4.80 Jun/19
Turkey -1.20 Jul/19
United Kingdom -0.90 Jul/19
United States 0.40 Aug/19


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