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Business Information for Hong Kong and Shanghai

Economic climate

Information about Hong Kong's economic climate and economic outlook is important as it allows a business to plan future strategies or realign current ones. 

Statistics such as economic indicators or the government's national accounts all provide information about the health of the economy and provide the basis for good decision making for a business.

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Hong Kong has the freest economy in the world according to the latest Index of Economic Freedom from the Wall Street Journal & the Heritage Foundation.

Current economic environment

From the Hong Kong Government
Other sources

Economic indicators

Economic indicators are statistics which provide information about the health of the economy. They include GDP (Gross Domestic Product), CPI (Consumer Price Index), Retails Sales, Employment figures, and more.

Hong Kong Economic Trends From the Census and Statistics Department, Government of Hong Kong. Includes GDP, prices, labour market, exchange & interest rates and other economic indicators (e.g. retail sales)

Key Economic and Social Indicators. From the Census and Statistics Department, Government of Hong Kong

Hong Kong in Figures. From the Census and Statistics Department, Government of Hong Kong

World Factbook (CIA). Economic statistics for 266 countries, allowing comparison with Hong Kong's. Select Hong Kong then Economy.

Details. From the Census and Statistics Department, Government of Hong Kong

  •  GDP. (Gross Domestic Product)Statistical tables. Includes implicit price deflator of GDP and GDP per capita.
  •  Consumer prices 

Other Indices

Nikkei Hong Kong PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index).Used to measure economic trends

Hang Seng Index Tracks the performance of the Hong Kong stock market.

Public Accounts

Find out the financial health of Hong Kong's economy by looking at financial statistics including interest rates, prices, national accounts, government finances, exchange rates, money supply and more.

Hong Kong statistics. Statistics by subject. From the Census & Statistics Department, Government of Hong Kong. Select Government Accounts, Finance & Insurance or National income & Balance of Payments.

Financial results of the Government of Hong Kong. From Financial Services & the Treasury Bureau. Government of Hong Kong.