Friday September 20 2019
Macau Inflation Rate MoM at 0.30 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Macau increased 0.30 percent in August of 2019 over the previous month.





Friday September 20 2019
Macau Food Inflation at 4.00 percent


Cost of food in Macau increased 4.00 percent in August of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.





Friday September 20 2019
Macau CPI Transportation at 125.94 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Macau increased to 125.94 Index Points in August of 2019 from 125.55 Index Points in July of 2019.





Friday September 20 2019
Macau Cpi Housing & Fuels at 114.57 Index Points


Cpi Housing Utilities in Macau edged down to 114.57 Index Points in August from 114.59 Index Points in July of 2019.





Friday September 20 2019
Macau Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 116.41 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Macau increased to 116.41 Index Points in August from 116.05 Index Points in July of 2019.





Friday September 20 2019
Macau Inflation Rate at 2.83 percent


The annual inflation rate in Macau increased to 2.83 percent in August 2019, the highest since March, from 2.60 percent in the previous month, as prices went up at faster pace for: for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.00 percent vs 3.62 percent in July); miscellaneous goods & services (3.54 percent vs 2.48 percent); recreation & culture (1.65 percent vs 0.47 percent); health (3.91 percent vs 2.07 percent), and education (5.83 percent vs 5.81 percent). In addition, prices fell softer for clothing & footwear prices continued to drop (-0.08 percent vs -1.25 percent). Meanwhile, inflation eased for transport (5.06 percent vs 5.09 percent); housing & utilities (1.33 percent vs 1.94 percent); household goods & furnishings (2.34 percent vs 2.36 percent). On the other hand, communication prices continue to drop (-2.53 percent vs -2.45 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.30 percent in August, after a 0.22 percent gain in July.





Thursday September 19 2019
Macau Interest Rate at 2.25 percent


The Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM) lowered its key interest rate by 25 basis point to 2.25 percent at its September meeting, following its Hong Kong counterpart's move, after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates by the same margin. This was the second rate cut this year. As the pataca is linked to the Hong Kong dollar, the movements of policy rates in Hong Kong and Macao should be basically consistent in order to maintain the effective operation of the linked exchange rate system. The Hong Kong dollar is linked to the US dollar under a similar linked exchange rate system.





Sunday September 15 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 September 14 2019
Macau Foreign Exchange Reserves at 21021.36 USD Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Macau increased to 21021.36 USD Million in August from 20707.18 USD Million in July of 2019.





Saturday September 07 2019
Macau Capital Flows at 139586.80 MOP Millions


Macau recorded a capital and financial account surplus of 139586.80 MOP Millions in 2018.