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

Retail sales volume in Hong Kong increased 4.6 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, compared to an upwardly revised 0.5 percent rise in the previous month. It is the biggest gain in retail trade since February of 2015, as sales advanced faster for food, alcoholic drinks and tobacco (2.9 percent vs 1.2 percent in June); other goods (5.1 percent vs 0.8 percent) and recovered for jewelry, watches and clocks, and valuable gifts (16.2 percent vs -2.1 percent). Meanwhile, sales slowed for consumer durable goods (2 percent vs 3.8 percent) while fell for clothing, footwear and allied products (-0.1 percent vs 0.6 percent); supermarkets (-1 percent, the same pace as in June) and fuels (-0.3 percent vs -2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade jumped 7.8 percent compared to a 5.5 percent decline in June. Considering the January to July period, sales edged down 0.1 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Hong Kong averaged 6.93 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 35.80 percent in February of 2010 and a record low of -19.50 percent in February of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-29 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.7% -0.1% 0.8%
2017-08-02 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.4% 0.6% 1.5%
2017-08-29 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.6% 0.5% 0.81%
2017-10-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.6% 1.61%
2017-11-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.42%
2017-11-30 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.82%


Hong Kong Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 102.00 93.00 118.00 70.00 [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.60 0.50 30.60 -18.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 428376.00 408709.00 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 7.80 -5.50 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 0.50 30.60 -18.50 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly