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

Retail sales in Hong Kong rose 10 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, easing from an upwardly revised 28.3 percent increase in the prior month which was the strongest gain in 8 years amid differences in the timing of the Lunar New Year. In March, sales went up at a softer pace for food & alcoholic beverages & tobacco (0.2 percent vs 26.7 percent in February); clothing & footwear (10.5 percent vs 35.5 percent); jewelry, watches & clocks & valuable gifts (19.5 percent vs 31.2 percent); department stores (14.3 percent vs 29.1 percent); consumer durable goods (6.7 percent vs 31.2 percent) and other consumer goods (14.9 percent vs 27.5 percent). In addition, sales fell for fuels (-0.4 percent vs 1.8 percent) and supermarkets (-0.9 percent vs 17.9 percent). For the first quarter of 2018, retail sales rose 12.7 percent year-on-year, following a 1.7 percent drop in the same period a year earlier. Retail Sales YoY in Hong Kong averaged 5.58 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
2018-03-02 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.2% 4.3% 5.16%
2018-04-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 28.2% 2.3% 5%
2018-05-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 10% 28.3% 3%
2018-05-31 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 10% 14.18%
2018-07-03 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 17.12%
2018-08-01 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 14.66%


Hong Kong Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 108.00 102.00 118.00 70.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales YoY 10.00 28.30 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 -12.84 1.25 29.40 -27.30 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 69.30 68.50 69.30 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.00 28.30 30.60 -18.50 2005 - 2018 percent Monthly




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