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Unemployment rate stands at 2.9%

There were 102,600 unemployed people from November 2023 to January.
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Unemployment rate stands at 2.9%

There were 102,600 unemployed people from November 2023 to January.
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Provisional retail sales up 7.8% YoY in December 2023

For the whole year, Hong Kong saw a 16.2% increase in retail sales value.

Economy grows 4.3% YoY in 4Q23

For the whole of 2023, GDP grew 3.2% YoY.

Consumer prices rise 2.4% YoY in December

The December inflation is lower than the November record of 2.6%.

Jobless rate unchanged at 2.9%

The total number of unemployed people stands at 105,700.

Business sentiment amongst SMEs improve in December

The current diffusion index on business receipts amongst SMEs increased to 45.5.

Unemployment rate remains at 2.9%

There were 112,400 unemployed people from September to November.

Inflation up 2.7% in October

Composite CPI increased by 1.7% YoY.

Unemployment rate rises to 2.9%

There were 115,800 unemployed people from August to October.

HK economy grows 4.1% YoY in 3Q23 

Despite the increase, the government cut its 2023 economic growth forecast to 3.2%.

GDP up 4.1% in Q3: advanced estimates

Tourism and private consumption will underpin growth; exports remain weak.

Consumer prices rise 2% YoY in September

The rate of increase in September was faster than August's.

Unemployment rate remains at 2.8% in July-September

The underemployment rate was the same at 1%.