Economy

Business sentiment of SMEs ‘eases’ in July

The current diffusion index dropped to 43.4 during the month.
10 hours ago

Business sentiment of SMEs ‘eases’ in July

The current diffusion index dropped to 43.4 during the month.
10 hours ago

Consumption vouchers to be disbursed to 6.36 million people

They will receive the first instalment on 7 August.
6 days ago

GDP dips 1.4% YoY in Q2: advance estimates

The decline was due to the weak performance in external trade.

Exports value dip 6.4% YoY to $380.7b in June

The Census & Statistics Department said exports to the Mainland continued to fall.

SME leading business index up 11.4 points in Q32022: HKPC

All sub-indices rebounded during the quarter.

Gov’t rolls out upgraded health declaration system on 28 July

The launch is on a trial basis and will fast track quarantine procedures.

Total AUM may still grow amidst rise in China’s wealth: PwC, AIMA

Between 2009 and 2020, China’s wealth rose twelvefold.

Xi wants ‘one country, two systems’ unchanged

The Chinese leader said the principle was successful.

HKEX to attract high-quality US-listed Chinese firms: PwC

Overall market capitalisation in Hong Kong reached $42t in 2021.

Businesses see 50% increase of bad debt write-offs: study

Almost half of the total value of business-to-business invoices was overdue.

Average pay rate went up by 1.8% in March

More than half of firms posted an increase in their average wage rates.

Value of Hong Kong exports drop by 1.4% to $388.1b

The value of exports has fallen behind the value of imports.   The value of Hong Kong exports dropped by 1.4% to $388.1b in May, falling behind the...

Stop the party! Gov’t prolongs social distancing rules until 13 July

Negative tests are required from customers of bars, pubs, clubs, and nightclubs.

Xi Jinping to grace meeting marking 25th year of HK’s return to motherland 

CE Lam says Xi’s attendance shows central authorities’ support for Hong Kong.

Inflation up by 1.2% YoY in May

It is smaller than the increase in April 2022 with 1.3%.