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

Retail sales in Hong Kong rose 11.6 percent year-on-year in May of 2018, following a downwardly revised 11 percent in April. Sales went up faster for fuels (6.5 percent from 2.2 percent in April); food & alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2 percent from 0.3 percent); clothing & footwear (5 percent from 4.3 percent) and other consumer goods (17.3 percent from 15 percent). Additionally, sales at department stores surged (15.2 percent from 12 percent) and dropped less in supermarkets (-0.4 percent from -1.7 percent). On the other hand, sales slowed for motor vehicles & parts (1.7 percent from 15.3 percent) and jewelry, watches & clocks (21.6 percent from 21.8 percent). Considering the first five months of 2018, retail sales rose 12.2 percent year-on-year. Retail Sales YoY in Hong Kong averaged 5.66 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
2018-05-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 10% 28.3% 3%
2018-05-31 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.1% 10.1% 9.8%
2018-07-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.6% 11% 10.1%
2018-08-01 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.6% 12.33%
2018-08-30 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.41%
2018-10-02 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.76%


Hong Kong Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 108.00 102.00 118.00 70.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales YoY 11.60 11.00 30.60 -18.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 450653.00 464128.00 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 3.10 -1.50 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.60 11.00 30.60 -18.50 2005 - 2018 percent Monthly




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