They booked double-digit growth at 16.5% and 12.4% respectively.
Hong Kong firms recorded positive mid-year performances as business receipts rose across most service industries in Q2, according to the Census & Statistics department.
The accommodation and retail sectors led the year-on-year growth in business receipts after booking double-digit growth at 16.5% and 12.4% respectively in Q2, reflecting the surge in activity brought about by recovering tourism levels.
Business receipts for warehousing and storage industries as well as computer and information technology services also rose 12.2% and 2.9% on a year-on-year basis respectively.
On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the gains were less felt as business receipts in the accommodation industry only rose by 6.1% in Q2. Figures for the tourism, convention and exhibition service and computer and information technology services also recorded marginal gains at 0.8% and 1.1% respectively over the same period.
On the other hand, business receipts for the financing industry (except banking) fell 9.1% QoQ in Q2.
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