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According to The National Bureau of Statistics of China, Chinese total retail sales of consumer goods increased by 10.1% year-on-year in August 2017.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the consumer price index (CPI) was up by 1.8% year-on-year in August 2017. Compared to July 2017, the index rose by 0.4% in August 2017.
The General Administration of Customs of China announced that China's import and export value totaled US$356.47 billion, increased by 8.8% year-on-year in August 2017. Export value increased by 5.5% year-on-year to US$199.23 billion while import value was US$157.24 billion, increased 13.3% year-on-year in August 2017.
Census and Statistics Department released that the value of Hong Kong total exports of goods increased by 7.3% in July 2017 to HK$326.6 billion over a year earlier. The value of re-exports increased by 7.4% to HK$322.9 billion in July 2017, while the value of domestic exports decreased by 5.3% to HK$3.7 billion. A Government spokesman noted that merchandise exports continued to grow notably in July over a year earlier, thanks to active regional trade flows amid an improving global economic environment. Exports to the Mainland and many other Asian markets continued to outpace those to the EU and the US. Looking ahead, the moderate expansion of the global economy will likely continue to render support to Asia’s and Hong Kong’s exports in the near term. However, the trading environment is still subject to various uncertainties, including those arising from the US monetary policy normalisation, possible rise in protectionist sentiment, Brexit-related negotiations and elevated geopolitical tensions in various regions.
According to The National Bureau of Statistics of China, Chinese total retail sales of consumer goods increased by 10.4% year-on-year in July 2017.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the consumer price index (CPI) was up by 1.4% year-on-year in July 2017. Compared to June 2017, the index rose by 0.1% in July 2017.
The General Administration of Customs of China announced that China's import and export value totaled US$340.56 billion, increased by 8.8% year-on-year in July 2017. Export value increased by 7.2% year-on-year to US$193.65 billion while import value was US$146.91 billion, increased 11.0% year-on-year in July 2017.
Census and Statistics Department released that the value of Hong Kong total exports of goods increased by 11.1% in June 2017 to HK$329.4 billion over a year earlier. The value of re-exports increased by 11.2% to HK$325.7 billion in June 2017, while the value of domestic exports increased by 2.4% to HK$3.7 billion. A Government spokesman noted that the value of merchandise exports picked up visibly and showed a double-digit growth in June over a year earlier, amid sustained expansion in global economic activity. Strong growth in exports to the Mainland and many other major Asian markets continued to be the key propellant to the export performance. Looking ahead, sustained growth in the global economy would render further support to Hong Kong's external trade. While downside risks in the external environment have receded, uncertainties still persist, including those arising from US monetary policy normalisation, negotiations related to post-Brexit arrangement, the possible rise in protectionist sentiment and geopolitical tensions in various regions.
According to The National Bureau of Statistics of China, Chinese total retail sales of consumer goods increased by 11.0% year-on-year in June 2017.
The National Bureau of Statistics of China announced that China's economy rose by 6.9% year on year in Q2 2017, and increased by 1.7% on quarterly basis.
The General Administration of Customs of China announced that China's import and export value totaled US$350.42 billion, increased by 13.8% year-on-year in June 2017. Export value increased by 11.3% year-on-year to US$196.59 billion while import value was US$153.83 billion, increased 17.2% year-on-year in June 2017.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the consumer price index (CPI) was up by 1.5% year-on-year in June 2017. Compared to May 2017, the index fell by 0.2% in June 2017.
Census and Statistics Department released that the value of Hong Kong total exports of goods increased by 4.0% in May 2017 to HK$303.1 billion over a year earlier. The value of re-exports increased by 4.0% to HK$299.4 billion in May 2017, while the value of domestic exports increased by 4.6% to HK$3.7 billion. A Government spokesman noted that the value of merchandise exports grew moderately in May over a year earlier. Exports to major Asian markets continued to provide the main impetus to overall growth, reflecting the sustained expansion of regional trading and production activities. Looking ahead, the improving global economic situation should continue to be conducive to Asia's as well as Hong Kong's export performance. Yet, the external trading landscape is still overcast by uncertainties arising from the pace of US monetary policy normalisation, Brexit as well as other policy and political developments in the US and Europe. Also, the risks of rising protectionist sentiment and geopolitical tensions in various regions persist.
According to The National Bureau of Statistics of China, Chinese total retail sales of consumer goods increased by 10.7% year-on-year in May 2017.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the consumer price index (CPI) was up by 1.5% year-on-year in May 2017. Compared to April 2017, the index fell by 0.1% in May 2017.
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