Hong Kong Retail Sales YoY  2005-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail trade in Hong Kong rose 5.9 percent year-on-year in July of 2018, following a 9.8 percent increase in June. It is the lowest gain in retail trade since January, as sales went up at a softer pace for clothing & footwear (0.1 percent from 1.1 percent in June); motor vehicles & parts (4.7 percent from 8.6 percent); jewelry, watches & clocks (14.8 percent from 26.6 percent) and other consumer goods (8 percent from 13.4 percent); and fell for food & alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-0.6 percent from 4.6 percent). Additionally, sales at department stores slowed (8.2 percent from 13.5 percent) and dropped further in supermarkets (-2.9 percent from -2.3 percent). On the other hand, sales picked up for fuels (2.3 percent from 1.4 percent). Considering the first seven months of 2018, retail sales rose 11 percent year-on-year. Retail Sales YoY in Hong Kong averaged 5.68 percent from 2005 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 30.60 percent in February of 2010 and a record low of -18.50 percent in February of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.6% 11% 10.1%
2018-08-01 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 9.8% 11.5% 12.3%
2018-08-30 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.9% 9.8% 9.5%
2018-10-02 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.9% 9%
2018-11-01 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 8.7%
2018-11-30 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 7.6%


Hong Kong Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 107.00 108.00 118.00 70.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.90 9.80 30.60 -18.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 462412.00 451391.00 464128.00 39533.00 HKD Million [+]
Personal Savings 0.01 0.01 13.21 0.00 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.00 5.00 19.61 5.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales Mom 3.90 -6.90 29.40 -27.30 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 70.60 69.30 70.60 34.50 percent of GDP [+]


Hong Kong Retail Sales YoY

In Hong Kong, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hong Kong Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.90 9.80 30.60 -18.50 2005 - 2018 percent Monthly




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