Census and Statistics Department

Consumer prices rise 1.7% in October

The uptick was attributable to the lower ceiling of rates concession.

Consumer prices rise 1.7% in October

The uptick was attributable to the lower ceiling of rates concession.

HK’s unemployment rate dips 4.3% in August-October

The decrease in unemployment was observed in most major economic sectors.

SME business receipts diffusion index dips to 46.7 in October

The current DI is also lower than the November estimate of 49.7.

Hong Kong restaurant receipts rise by 43.8% YoY to $24.5b in Q3

The government cited three factors that drove the increase.

External merchandise trade volume rises double digits in August

Total exports and imports of goods increased by 18.6% and 21%, respectively.

Retail sales up 11.9% in August

Thanks to the boost from the Consumption Voucher Scheme.

Port cargo volume decreases by 18.4% YoY in Q2

Inward and outward cargo saw decreases of 28.1 % and 4.8% YoY, respectively.   In a report released by the Census and Statistics Department, total port cargo throughput faced a decrease of 18.4% year-on-year (YoY).