Hong Kong: Retail sales

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 Hong Kong

Retail sales index

 Latest value 100.4
 Reference May 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability October 2004 - May 2024
 Average 115.55
 Min - Max 67.3 - 197.4
 Source Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from October 2004 to May 2024. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 115.55 index points with a minimum of 67.3 index points in November 2004 and a maximum of 197.4 index points in January 2014. Click on the following link to see the values of Retail sales index around the world.
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Hong Kong - Retail sales - recent values

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Hong Kong - Retail sales - historical chart - 2004-2024
Measure: index points
Source: Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong


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Definition: The retail sales index is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction. The retail sales index measures only the volume changes, i.e. price level changes are excluded.

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