Hong Kong’s August Visitor Arrivals by Country

Following is a breakdown of Hong Kong’s August visitor arrivals by country from the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

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                            Aug.    July    June     May   April    Year to
                            2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       Date
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                          ----------------------- YoY% --------------------
Total                      17.7%   22.4%   15.9%   14.7%   20.1%      16.2%
 Americas                   2.7%    0.5%    5.0%    3.9%    4.4%       4.9%
  USA                       2.3%   -0.3%    3.8%    4.7%    2.6%       3.6%
  Canada                   -3.2%   -5.1%    5.7%   -2.5%    2.4%       3.2%
 South/Central America     20.9%   21.7%   13.9%   13.7%   15.6%      17.9%
 Europe/Africa/Mid East     2.8%   -0.4%   -2.5%   -2.4%    8.4%       1.3%
  United Kingdom           -1.3%   -1.6%   -3.4%    1.1%   10.9%      -1.0%
  Germany                   2.1%   -7.7%   -8.8%   -6.4%    2.3%      -3.5%
  France                   -7.9%   -8.4%   -6.3%  -10.0%    6.8%      -2.4%
  Italy                     2.2%   -8.9%   -8.4%   -7.9%   -7.0%      -2.6%
  South Africa             -1.9%   22.4%   12.7%   -6.2%   14.2%       7.5%
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                            Aug.    July    June     May   April    Year to
                            2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       Date
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                          ----------------------- YoY% --------------------
  Mid East                -19.4%   -8.3%   -6.3%  -10.7%   -7.7%      -5.0%
 Australia/New Zealand     -0.5%    0.3%   -4.8%    3.0%    9.4%       0.5%
  Australia                -1.3%   -0.5%   -4.5%    2.1%   10.2%       0.4%
  New Zealand               1.9%    3.0%   -8.1%    6.8%    4.9%       0.1%
 North Asia                 8.0%    5.6%    6.2%   -1.0%   -0.8%       4.2%
  Japan                     1.6%   -3.4%  -11.2%  -13.8%  -10.9%      -5.3%
  South Korea              16.4%   17.9%   37.3%   18.8%   13.8%      18.2%
 South/Southeast Asia      20.0%    5.8%    7.3%    2.9%    7.9%       8.3%
  Indonesia               120.2%    8.6%   26.0%   19.5%   29.4%      31.2%
  Malaysia                 28.6%   12.8%    3.2%   20.0%   10.3%      15.1%
  Philippines              10.8%   -4.4%   -8.1%   -5.8%   -0.3%      -0.3%
  Singapore                 9.0%   16.3%   20.9%    3.4%   19.5%      12.2%
  Thailand                 10.6%   15.4%   32.1%   19.1%    9.3%      12.0%
  India                    -8.9%   -9.4%   -9.9%  -12.5%   -4.5%      -5.5%
 Taiwan                    -3.7%    3.1%    7.7%   -2.7%   10.3%      -0.2%
 Macau                      0.8%    5.8%   13.3%   12.1%   23.8%      10.8%
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                            Aug.    July    June     May   April    Year to
                            2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       Date
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                          ----------------------- YoY% --------------------
 China                     23.0%   33.1%   23.1%   23.4%   28.7%      23.0%
                          ----------------------- MoM% --------------------
Total                       5.9%   26.5%   -6.0%   -3.8%    5.4%      17.5%
 Americas                 -12.6%    4.8%   -4.3%  -12.3%    0.5%      12.7%
  USA                     -15.8%   -1.3%    4.4%   -7.6%   -5.0%      12.5%
  Canada                   -5.6%   22.0%  -21.4%   -6.8%   -9.0%      13.4%
 South/Central America     -6.6%   17.8%  -21.1%  -38.0%   59.7%      12.9%
 Europe/Africa/Mid East     1.2%   23.8%  -16.5%  -25.9%    4.3%      14.1%
  United Kingdom            1.1%   20.4%  -19.3%  -26.7%  -11.7%      12.4%
  Germany                  13.2%    7.5%  -22.0%  -21.8%    6.8%      13.7%
  France                   18.1%   28.4%  -22.9%  -17.9%   13.0%      17.3%
  Italy                    33.2%   11.8%  -20.6%  -14.6%   -3.1%      17.6%
  South Africa             -9.5%    8.3%   -7.8%  -30.6%    7.7%      12.4%
  Mid East                -42.0%   54.7%   -1.3%  -34.1%   20.4%      10.9%
 Australia/New Zealand    -17.7%    6.1%   -1.3%  -17.4%   10.2%      11.9%
  Australia               -18.0%    5.2%   -1.8%  -20.3%   10.2%      11.4%
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                            Aug.    July    June     May   April    Year to
                            2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       Date
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                          ----------------------- MoM% --------------------
  New Zealand             -15.7%    9.9%    1.3%   -0.5%   14.7%      14.4%
 North Asia                18.2%    9.4%   -3.0%   11.6%  -11.7%      17.4%
  Japan                    19.2%    7.1%   -1.4%   10.7%  -25.5%      17.0%
  South Korea              17.0%   12.2%   -4.7%   12.7%   12.0%      17.9%
 South/Southeast Asia      -3.0%  -15.0%    3.5%    2.5%    0.8%      13.8%
  Indonesia                20.0%  -19.0%   45.8%   -1.7%   10.0%      19.9%
  Malaysia                 12.9%  -21.8%   -4.7%   11.7%  -18.2%      13.8%
  Philippines              13.3%  -11.7%  -25.7%    6.0%    7.2%      13.5%
  Singapore                -6.4%  -29.7%   35.2%    0.2%  -11.4%      12.9%
  Thailand                -28.3%   54.5%  -28.8%  -17.5%   13.6%      12.1%
  India                   -15.2%  -31.9%   -2.2%   29.0%   11.5%      11.1%
 Taiwan                    -9.8%   17.5%   12.3%  -17.0%   24.4%      15.4%
 Macau                     16.6%   17.9%    6.3%  -12.1%    9.7%      19.3%
 China                      8.9%   39.1%   -9.0%   -1.0%    6.4%      19.0%
                           ---------------- Thousand Visitors -------------
Total                      4,066   3,839   3,035   3,230   3,358     27,236
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                            Aug.    July    June     May   April    Year to
                            2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       Date
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                           ---------------- Thousand Visitors -------------
 Americas                    132     151     144     151     172      1,169
  USA                         86     103     104     100     108        780
  Canada                      31      33      27      34      37        262
 South/Central America        15      16      13      17      27        128
 Europe/Africa/Mid East      173     171     138     165     223      1,398
  United Kingdom              36      36      30      37      51        330
  Germany                     17      15      14      18      23        140
  France                      22      19      15      19      23        151
  Italy                       11       8       7       9      11         74
  South Africa                 6       6       6       6       9         50
  Mid East                    13      22      14      14      22        128
 Australia/New Zealand        51      62      59      60      72        485
  Australia                   42      51      49      49      62        408
  New Zealand                  9      10       9       9       9         70
 North Asia                  223     189     173     178     159      1,509
  Japan                      119      99      93      94      85        817
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                            Aug.    July    June     May   April    Year to
                            2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       Date
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                           ---------------- Thousand Visitors -------------
  South Korea                105      90      80      84      74        692
 South/Southeast Asia        287     296     348     336     328      2,370
  Indonesia                   55      46      57      39      40        332
  Malaysia                    46      41      52      55      49        379
  Philippines                 49      44      49      66      63        414
  Singapore                   54      57      82      61      60        471
  Thailand                    35      49      32      45      55        328
  India                       33      39      58      59      46        333
 Taiwan                      195     217     184     164     198      1,466
 Macau                        89      77      65      61      70        550
 China                     2,915   2,677   1,925   2,115   2,137     18,290
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Note: MoM is calculated by Bloomberg news.

Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

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