Sunday April 21 2019
Macau - Credit Rating at 87.50


Moody's credit rating for Macau was last set at Aa3 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Macau was last reported at AA with stable outlook.





Saturday April 20 2019
Macau Foreign Exchange Reserves at 20192.06 USD Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Macau decreased to 20192.06 USD Million in March from 20634.99 USD Million in February of 2019.





Saturday April 06 2019
Macau Money Supply M1 at 81928.63 MOP Million


Money Supply M1 in Macau decreased to 81928.63 MOP Million in February from 83339.02 MOP Million in January of 2019.





Saturday April 06 2019
Macau Money Supply M2 at 654236.93 MOP Million


Money Supply M2 in Macau decreased to 654236.93 MOP Million in February from 658699.26 MOP Million in January of 2019.





Thursday April 04 2019
Macau Interest Rate at 2.75 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Macau was last recorded at 2.75 percent.





Friday March 29 2019
Macau Exports at 923170.00 Thousand MOP


Exports from Macau increased 29.1 percent year-on-year to MOP 923.17 million in February 2019, mainly driven by re-exports (37.9 percent), while domestic sales fell (-24.9 percent). Outbound shipments increased to Hong Kong (51.9 percent) and the US (113.8 percent), but declined to China (-12.3 percent), Japan (-20.3 percent), and the EU (-23.5 percent).





Friday March 29 2019
Macau Imports at 5674930.00 Thousand MOP


Imports to Macau declined by 12.3 percent year-on-year to MOP 5.67 billion in February 2019, due to construction materials (-33.1 percent), gold jewelry (-32.6 percent), and handbags & wallets (-26.3 percent). Purchases shrank from China (-10.9 percent), Hong Kong (-44.2 percent), the EU 9-11.3 percent), but rose from the US (19.9 percent).





Friday March 29 2019
Macau Balance of Trade at -4751760.00 Thousand MOP


Macau's trade deficit narrowed 17.5 percent year-on-year to MOP 4.75 billion in February of 2019 from MOP 5.76 billion a year earlier. It was the smallest trade gap since May 2017, as exports rose while imports fell. Year-on-year, exports grew by 29.1 percent to MOP 923.17 million, mainly driven by re-exports (37.9 pct), while domestic sales fell (-24.9 pct). Outbound shipments increased to Hong Kong (51.9 pct) and the US (113.8 pct), but declined to China (-12.3 pct), Japan (-20.3 pct), and the EU (-23.5 pct). Meanwhile, imports dropped 12.3 percent to MOP 5.67 billion, due to construction materials (-33.1 pct), gold jewelry (-32.6 pct), and handbags & wallets (-26.3 pct). Purchases shrank from China (-10.9 pct), Hong Kong (-44.2 pct), the EU 9-11.3 pct), but rose from the US (19.9 pct).





Wednesday March 27 2019
Macau Unemployment Rate at 1.70 percent


The unemployment rate in Macau stood at 1.7 percent in December 2018-February 2019, the same as in the previous period and remaining at the lowest level since February-April 2015 period. Total number of unemployed fell by 3.1 percent to 6.7 thousand and employment declined 3.5 thousand (-0.9 percent) to 388.1 thousand. Job gains were seen in hotels & similar activities and restaurant & similar activities, while losses were reported in gaming & junket activities; wholesale & retail trade; and construction. The labor force participation rate was at 70.8 percent. In December 2017-February 2018 period, the jobless rate was higher at 1.9 percent.





Friday March 22 2019
Macau Tourist Arrivals at 3545701.00


Visitor arrivals in Macau increased by 15.5 percent year-on-year to 3.55 million in February 2019, compared to a 24.9 percent growth in the previous month. Same-day visitors surged 21.5 percent and overnight visitors rose by 8.2 percent. Visitors from China, which accounted for 72.6 percent of total visitors, grew 11.9 percent, with those travelling under the Individual Visit Scheme rising by 4.2 percent. Also, visitors expanded from Hong Kong (31.2 percent); South Korea (20.3 percent); Taiwan (3.6 percent); Japan (9.3 percent); the Philippines (59.1 percent); and the US (4.9 percent).