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Date of last update: 23 Jan 2018

This page is updated on the day that the data are released.

The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Hong Kong, China has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page.

Unless otherwise indicated, data are not seasonally adjusted.

SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations Change in Latest Data Over a Year Ago (%) Change in Previous Data Over a Year Ago (%) More Info
Date of Latest Data Latest Data Previous Data
REAL SECTOR
National Accounts
* GDP (Real) HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 645,058 603,478 3.6 3.9 More Statistics DSBB
** By Expenditure Component
*** Private consumption expenditure HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 419,705 428,905 6.7 5.4 More Statistics DSBB
*** Government consumption expenditure HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 61,909 59,035 4.1 3.2

More Statistics DSBB

*** Gross domestic fixed capital formation HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 134,384 141,047 -1.7 7.2 More Statistics DSBB
*** Changes in inventories HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 -636 739 - - More Statistics DSBB
*** Exports of goods and services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 1,303,655 1,182,976 5.2 5.0 More Statistics DSBB
*** Imports of goods and services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 1,273,959 1,209,224 5.5 5.8 More Statistics DSBB
** By Economic Activity
*** Agriculture, fishing, mining and quarrying HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 385 436 -2.2 -2.5 More Statistics DSBB
*** Manufacturing HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 6,996 6,688 0.3 0.4 More Statistics DSBB
*** Electricity, gas and water supply, and waste management HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 10,462 9,035 5.3 -0.8 More Statistics DSBB
*** Construction HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 28,055 28,247 5.8 3.4 More Statistics DSBB
*** Services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 581,023 537,772 3.5 3.1 More Statistics DSBB
**** Import/export, wholesale and retail trades HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 147,008 117,671 3.8 3.5 More Statistics DSBB
**** Accommodation and food services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 19,774 18,785 2.4 1.2 More Statistics DSBB
**** Transportation, storage, postal and courier services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 41,260 37,500 4.9 4.8 More Statistics DSBB
****Information and communications HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 22,388 19,792 3.8 3.4 More Statistics DSBB
**** Financing  and insurance HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 111,633 110,668 5.1 4.9 More Statistics DSBB
**** Real estate, professional and business services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 65,307 62,732 2.0 2.1 More Statistics DSBB
**** Public administration, social and personal services HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 110,153 109,722 3.6 2.6 More Statistics DSBB
**** Ownership of premises HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 63,504 60,901 0.8 0.8 More Statistics DSBB
*** Taxes on products HK$ million, in chained (2015) dollars Q3/17 22,253 24,151 -0.1 20.9 More Statistics DSBB
* GDP (Nominal) HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 679,831 629,051 6.9 7.4 More Statistics DSBB
** By Expenditure Component
*** Private consumption expenditure HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 439,716 447,266 9.8 7.9 More Statistics DSBB
*** Government consumption expenditure HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 65,676 63,033 5.7 5.5 More Statistics DSBB
*** Gross domestic fixed capital formation HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 139,886 145,107 3.1 13.1 More Statistics DSBB
*** Changes in inventories HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 -410 1,323 - - More Statistics DSBB
*** Exports of goods and services HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 1,307,397 1,177,798 7.0 6.5 More Statistics DSBB
*** Imports of goods and services HK$ million, at current market prices Q3/17 1,272,434 1,205,476 7.4 7.2 More Statistics DSBB
Production Index (All Manufacturing Industries)1 Index, 2008=100 Q3/17 97.6 93.3 0.3 0.4 More Statistics DSBB
Forward-looking Indicator
Business Expectations2 - Q1/18 - - - - More Statistics DSBB
Retail Sales Volume Index Index, Oct14-Sep15=100 Nov/17 96.0 94.0 6.9 3.6 More Statistics DSBB
Labour Market
* Employment Employed persons (thousand) (3-month moving average) Oct/17-Dec/17 3,851 3,840 1.7 1.7 More Statistics DSBB
* Unemployment rate (Seasonally adjusted) Percentage of labour force (3-month moving average) Oct/17-Dec/17 2.9 3.0 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Wages/earnings (Nominal index of payroll per person engaged) Index, Q1/99=100 Q3/17 146.3 144.9 3.3 3.8 More Statistics DSBB
Price Indices
* Composite consumer price index Index, Oct14-Sep15=100 Dec/17 105.6 105.2 1.7 1.6 More Statistics DSBB
* Producer price index (All manufacturing industries)1 Index, 2008=100 Q3/17 111.4 110.6 3.7 3.7 More Statistics DSBB
FISCAL SECTOR
General Government Operations (Budgetary Accounts [Monthly])
* Revenue HK$ million Nov/17 61,664 61,411 -16.2 -28.2 More Statistics DSBB
* Expenditure HK$ million Nov/17 39,129 39,193 8.0 -16.7 More Statistics DSBB
* Surplus/deficit (+/-) HK$ million Nov/17 22,536 22,218 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Financing HK$ million Nov/17 -22,536 -22,218 - - More Statistics DSBB
** Domestic - Banking sector 3 HK$ million Nov/17 -24,049 -22,141 - - More Statistics DSBB
** Domestic - Non-banking sector HK$ million Nov/17 1,513 -76 - - More Statistics DSBB
** External HK$ million Nov/17 0 0 - - More Statistics DSBB
Government Debt
* Government debt 4 HK$ million Nov/17 1,500 1,500 0.0 0.0 More Statistics DSBB
* Debt guaranteed by government 5 HK$ million Nov/17 27,051 27,154 -8.7 -9.3 More Statistics DSBB
FINANCIAL SECTOR
Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector (Monetary Statistics)
* Monetary aggregates (HK$ M3) HK$ million Nov/17 7,010,587 7,448,644 11.6 19.1 More Statistics DSBB
* Gross domestic credit to the Hong Kong SAR Government 6 HK$ million Nov/17 0 0 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Gross domestic credit to private sector 7 HK$ million Nov/17 6,447,941 6,764,481 14.8 22.3 More Statistics DSBB
* Net external position (Net external claims) 8 HK$ million Oct/17 2,378,325 2,278,756 11.8 11.5 More Statistics DSBB
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank (Exchange Fund Balance Sheet)
* Monetary base HK$ million Dec/17 1,694,599 1,676,307 3.2 3.4 More Statistics DSBB
* Claims on the Hong Kong SAR Government HK$ million Dec/17 0 0 0.0 0.0 More Statistics DSBB
* Claims on the private sector in Hong Kong HK$ million Dec/17 240,042 262,251 -13.6 8.0 More Statistics DSBB
* Foreign assets HK$ million Dec/17 3,507,857 3,424,526 12.7 10.4 More Statistics DSBB
* Foreign liabilities HK$ million Dec/17 396 361 23.0 -5.0 More Statistics DSBB
Interest Rate
* Base rate Percent per annum Dec/17 1.75 1.50 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Yield of exchange fund bills - 91-day Percent per annum Dec/17 1.02 0.75 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Government bond yield - 10-year Percent per annum Dec/17 1.83 1.80 - - More Statistics DSBB
FINANCIAL SOUNDNESS INDICATORS (FSIs) are posted at http://fsi.imf.org/docs/country/All FSIs_532.xls
Stock Market (Hang Seng Index) Index, 31 July 1964 = 100 Dec/17 29,919 29,177 36.0 28.0 More Statistics DSBB
EXTERNAL SECTOR
Balance of Payments 9
* Imports of goods and services HK$ million Q3/17 1,272,434 1,205,476 7.4 7.2 More Statistics DSBB
* Exports of goods and services HK$ million Q3/17 1,307,397 1,177,798 7.0 6.5 More Statistics DSBB
* Net receipts from primary income HK$ million Q3/17 28,182 50,420 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Net receipts from secondary income HK$ million Q3/17 -5,165 -4,749 - - More Statistics DSBB
* International reserves (Change in reserve assets) HK$ million Q3/17 -55,601 -76,105 - - More Statistics DSBB
* Capital and financial transactions (Non-reserve) HK$ million Q3/17 -33,983 30,572 - - More Statistics DSBB
International Reserves
* Foreign currency reserve assets US$ billion Dec/17 431.3 422.1 11.7 9.6 More Statistics DSBB
* Data template on international reserves/foreign currency liquidity US$ billion Nov/17 422.1 419.2 9.6 9.4 More Statistics DSBB
Merchandise Trade
* Total exports of goods (f.o.b.) HK$ billion Nov/17 367.4 334.7 7.8 6.7 More Statistics DSBB
* Total imports of goods (c.i.f.) HK$ billion Nov/17 407.1 378.7 8.6 7.9 More Statistics DSBB
International Investment Position
* Assets HK$ million Q3/17 40,681,611 39,041,202 12.8 13.0 More Statistics DSBB
** Direct investment HK$ million Q3/17 15,266,030 14,821,222 8.7 9.3 More Statistics DSBB
** Portfolio investment HK$ million Q3/17 12,626,449 11,735,214 16.6 17.9 More Statistics DSBB
*** Equity and investment fund shares HK$ million Q3/17 8,662,164 7,922,110 28.7 29.3 More Statistics DSBB
*** Debt securities HK$ million Q3/17 3,964,285 3,813,104 -3.2 -0.3 More Statistics DSBB
** Financial derivatives HK$ million Q3/17 637,876 608,739 0.9 -18.4 More Statistics DSBB
** Other investment HK$ million Q3/17 8,876,087 8,690,853 14.4 15.9 More Statistics DSBB
** Reserve assets HK$ million Q3/17 3,275,169 3,185,175 16.5 13.8 More Statistics DSBB
* Liabilities HK$ million Q3/17 30,440,448 29,280,602 11.2 12.3 More Statistics DSBB
** Direct investment HK$ million Q3/17 16,442,160 15,747,124 13.2 14.6 More Statistics DSBB

** Portfolio investment

HK$ million Q3/17 4,188,236 3,923,606 13.1 17.1

More Statistics DSBB

*** Equity and investment fund shares HK$ million Q3/17 3,668,096 3,434,299 10.3 14.3 More Statistics DSBB
*** Debt securities HK$ million Q3/17 520,139 489,307 38.5 41.5 More Statistics DSBB
** Financial derivatives HK$ million Q3/17 586,409 580,218 -9.5 -22.8 More Statistics DSBB
** Other investment HK$ million Q3/17 9,223,643 9,029,654 8.7 9.8 More Statistics DSBB
* Net international investment position HK$ million Q3/17 10,241,163 9,760,601 17.5 15.0 More Statistics DSBB
External Debt
* Gross external debt HK$ million Q3/17 11,818,112 11,670,549 12.4 15.5 More Statistics DSBB
** General government HK$ million Q3/17 27,791 27,676 47.2 52.9 More Statistics DSBB
** Monetary authority HK$ million Q3/17 3,220 3,296 -10.5 -2.8 More Statistics DSBB
** Banks HK$ million Q3/17 7,318,508 7,352,652 6.9 11.5 More Statistics DSBB
** Other sectors HK$ million Q3/17 2,394,264 2,135,336 20.2 9.2 More Statistics DSBB
** Direct investment: intercompany lending HK$ million Q3/17 2,074,330 2,151,588 25.4 40.4 More Statistics DSBB
Exchange rate
* Spot rate HK$ per US$ (Positive sign represent appreciation of HK$) Dec/17 7.8140 7.8090 -0.8 -0.7 More Statistics DSBB
* Spot rate (Interbank rate) HK$ per US$ (Positive sign represent appreciation of HK$) Dec/17 7.8153 7.8083 -0.8 -0.7 More Statistics DSBB
* 3-month forward rate (Interbank rate) HK$ against USD (pip) Dec/17 -141 -92 - - More Statistics DSBB
* 6-month forward rate (Interbank rate) HK$ against USD (pip) Dec/17 -260 -195 - - More Statistics DSBB
POPULATION
POPULATION Number, half-yearly SA1/17 7,389,500 7,377,100 0.7 0.9 More Statistics DSBB

Footnotes:

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- not applicable

  1. 1/ Hong Kong is taking the flexibility options for periodicity and timeliness. The indices are disseminated on a quarterly basis within three months of the end of the reference quarter.
  2. 2/ Refer to views on expected changes in volume of business/output, number of persons engaged and prices for the coming quarter as compared with the current quarter.
  3. 3/ Includes transactions with the Exchange Fund and resident banks.
  4. 4/ These were the outstanding institutional notes as at November 30, 2017, which were denominated in Hong Kong dollars with maturity in July 2019. They do not include the outstanding bonds with nominal value of HK$104,826 million and alternative bonds with nominal value of US$3,000 million (equivalent to HK$23,426 million as at November 30, 2017) issued under the Government Bond Programme (with proceeds credited to the Bond Fund). Of these bonds under the Government Bond Programme (including Silver Bonds with nominal value of HK$5,926 million, which may be redeemed before maturity upon request from bond holders), bonds with nominal value of HK$18,400 million will mature within the period from December 2017 to November 2018 and the rest within the period from December 2018 to March 2032.
  5. 5/ Includes guarantees provided under the SME Loan Guarantee Scheme launched in 2001, the Special Loan Guarantee Scheme launched in 2008, the Special Concessionary Measures under the SME Financing Guarantee Scheme launched in 2012, and a commercial loan of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation.
  6. 6/ Loan to the Hong Kong SAR government is at present zero.
  7. 7/ Includes loans for trade finance and other loans for use in Hong Kong.
  8. 8/ Hong Kong is taking the extensive branch banking system flexibility to disseminate data on the external position with a timeliness of more than one month.
  9. 9/ As a result of a technical revision exercise conducted in mid-2013, revised figures of exports of goods as well as imports and exports of services in the current account of BoP had been incorporated into the relevant data series and released as from the Q2 2013.
Last revision date: 23 January 2018
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