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Business Information for Hong Kong and Shanghai

Economic indicators

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

= Shanghai Statistical Yearbook. Some issues also published in English.

Current economic climate

Use the following library resources to locate information and analyses of the economic conditions and the economic outlook for Shanghai.

Shanghai economy - rankings

Did you know that?

Shanghai is the third most competitive city in Greater China, according to the latest annual survey published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Other indices

MNI China Business Sentiment Indicator Tracks current business operating conditions and predicts future outlook.China Consumer Sentiment Indicator measures consumer strength.  

PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index). From the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing. Measures manufacturing activity.