Hong Kong Retail Sales YoY  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Hong Kong surged 5.5 percent year-on-year in September 2017, compared to a 3.2 percent rise in the previous month. It was the strongest gain in retail trade since February of 2015, as sales recovered sharply for food, beverages & tobacco (7.7 percent vs -5.8 percent in August); clothing, footwear & others (2.1 percent vs -2.3 percent); Chinese drugs & herbs (10.1 percent vs - 4 percent) and optical products (4.8 percent vs -0.9 percent). In addition, sales rose faster for: motor vehicles & parts (10.8 percent vs 5.4 percent); furniture (1.9 percent vs 0.7 percent); jewelry, watches and clocks & valuable gifts (15 percent vs 10.4 percent); other consumer goods (10.4 percent vs 3 percent) and medicines & cosmetics (13.2 percent vs 2.3 percent). Also, those for fuels fell less (-0.1 percent vs -2.4 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 1.7 percent, recovering from a 3.5 percent fall in August. Year-to-date, retail trade inched up 0.9 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Hong Kong averaged 5.42 percent from 2005 until 2017, 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
2017-08-29 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.6% 0.5% 0.81%
2017-10-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.2% 4.5% 1.61%
2017-11-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.5% 3.2% 3.6%
2017-11-30 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.5% 2.82%


Hong Kong Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 102.00 93.00 118.00 70.00 [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.50 3.20 30.60 -18.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 419705.00 428376.00 428376.00 38934.00 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 [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 67.60 67.70 67.70 34.50 percent of GDP [+]
Retail Sales Mom 1.70 -3.50 29.40 -27.30 percent [+]


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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.50 3.20 30.60 -18.50 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly