Hong Kong’s August Retail Sales by Value

Following is a detailed table for Hong Kong’s retail sales by value in August released by the Hong Kong Government Information Center.

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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Retail Sales                      29.0%   29.1%   28.8%   27.8%   27.8%   26.2%
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           14.7%    7.1%    1.7%    3.9%    4.0%   12.2%
 Meat                              7.2%    4.4%   -1.4%   -0.6%   -0.6%    4.7%
 Vegetables & Fruits               0.9%    2.5%    2.7%    4.6%    3.4%    3.4%
 Bread & Snacks                   37.0%   11.9%    9.9%    8.3%    9.5%   10.6%
 Other                            -2.8%   -0.4%  -10.6%   -0.5%   13.8%   18.0%
 Alcohol & Tobacco                38.2%   19.9%   16.7%   14.8%    0.5%   23.1%
Supermarkets                      14.2%   13.6%   12.6%   10.8%   11.7%   13.3%
 (incl. department stores)        14.5%   13.5%   11.7%   10.9%   11.5%   14.4%
Fuels                             18.4%   15.5%   21.2%   16.4%   14.0%   14.4%
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Clothing & Footwear               32.9%   33.6%   28.1%   30.1%   42.0%   29.5%
 Wearing Apparel                  35.0%   34.8%   28.3%   29.7%   40.9%   30.5%
 Footwear                         21.8%   25.1%   26.8%   33.2%   51.0%   22.9%
Consumer Durable Goods            33.6%   37.5%   40.3%   37.4%   23.9%   23.0%
 Motor Vehicles                   18.8%   -0.3%   -0.2%    1.9%    7.6%   36.9%
 Electronics                      45.1%   65.4%   70.9%   54.0%   19.4%    9.4%
 Furniture & Fixtures              0.4%   16.5%   13.7%    1.8%   13.1%   24.0%
 Other                            58.5%   73.1%   62.0%  128.6%  132.5%   73.8%
Department stores                 23.6%   25.6%   22.6%   19.8%   28.8%   22.1%
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         53.2%   51.3%   59.0%   61.3%   55.0%   54.5%
Other Consumer Goods              17.9%   19.6%   18.5%   15.6%   21.3%   19.9%
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery    2.5%   12.4%    4.9%    5.8%    5.2%    1.5%
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs            18.0%   15.8%   15.0%   12.7%   16.6%   29.7%
 Optical Goods                    18.5%   22.1%   23.7%   17.8%   20.0%    5.8%
 Medicines & Cosmetics            19.0%   25.7%   19.0%   17.3%   28.2%   30.5%
 Other                            23.0%   16.2%   21.7%   16.6%   19.7%   13.3%
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- Index --------------------
Retail Sales                      132.4   136.0   121.1   128.0   190.6   185.7
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           110.7    97.0    91.0   101.0   149.2   154.0
 Meat                              94.4    86.4    87.7    95.2   159.3   166.4
 Vegetables & Fruits              113.5   113.5   122.1   116.7   120.9   114.0
 Bread & Snacks                   128.1    97.5    91.9    96.9   120.8   126.7
 Other                            100.9    91.3    75.7   101.1   238.7   236.3
 Alcohol & Tobacco                135.0   120.0   108.9   111.2   138.0   146.1
Supermarkets                      120.5   119.7   112.2   112.9   139.0   142.3
 (incl. department stores)        119.4   118.5   110.6   112.7   138.7   143.2
Fuels                             125.7   122.8   122.2   124.5   158.4   158.4
Clothing & Footwear               123.9   147.4   107.0   128.8   196.1   180.7
 Wearing Apparel                  122.1   150.2   105.5   130.6   201.5   185.5
 Footwear                         134.9   129.9   115.8   117.5   163.1   151.5
Consumer Durable Goods            148.5   149.9   131.8   131.1   180.8   187.3
 Motor Vehicles                   120.1   130.9   103.9   105.4   173.8   218.7
 Electronics                      157.0   161.2   147.1   140.9   177.2   184.8
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- Index --------------------
 Furniture & Fixtures             115.3   125.2   108.8    96.3   158.4   158.9
 Other                            245.6   186.7   169.5   214.6   243.7   161.8
Department stores                 119.3   122.8   107.6   129.5   165.2   161.5
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         168.0   166.1   155.2   161.8   312.3   304.8
Other Consumer Goods              117.8   127.4   117.7   115.5   191.5   173.7
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery   137.8   131.2   102.9    97.7   129.3   102.6
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs            125.9   115.8   110.3   113.1   164.5   175.3
 Optical Goods                    128.1   138.5   123.8   132.7   177.1   145.1
 Medicines & Cosmetics            118.2   131.2   114.2   118.2   218.6   207.0
 Other                            109.3   123.7   126.2   116.6   195.0   170.2
                                ----------------- HK$ Million -----------------
All Retail Sales                 34,258  35,182  31,329  33,104  32,052  31,227
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           2,840   2,489   2,335   2,592   2,641   2,727
 Meat                               733     671     681     739     837     874
 Vegetables & Fruits                201     201     216     206     202     190
 Bread & Snacks                     693     527     497     524     491     515
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                ----------------- HK$ Million -----------------
 Other                              687     622     516     689     438     433
 Alcohol & Tobacco                  526     468     424     433     674     714
Supermarkets                      3,637   3,613   3,385   3,405   3,159   3,234
 (incl. department stores)        3,944   3,915   3,654   3,723   3,432   3,543
Fuels                               871     851     847     862     793     793
Clothing & Footwear               4,145   4,930   3,577   4,308   4,399   4,053
 Wearing Apparel                  3,517   4,326   3,039   3,761   3,878   3,569
 Footwear                           627     604     538     546     521     484
Consumer Durable Goods            5,954   6,013   5,285   5,257   5,081   5,264
 Motor Vehicles                   1,315   1,433   1,138   1,154   1,267   1,594
 Electronics                      3,144   3,229   2,947   2,822   2,412   2,515
 Furniture & Fixtures               660     716     623     551     658     660
 Other                              835     635     576     730     744     494
Department stores                 3,135   3,226   2,828   3,402   2,850   2,785
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         7,903   7,813   7,302   7,614   6,758   6,595
Other Consumer Goods              5,774   6,248   5,771   5,663   6,371   5,777
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                ----------------- HK$ Million -----------------
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery     734     699     548     521     605     480
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs              434     399     380     390     400     426
 Optical Goods                      224     242     216     232     232     190
 Medicines & Cosmetics            2,294   2,545   2,215   2,294   2,683   2,541
 Other                            2,088   2,362   2,411   2,227   2,451   2,140
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Note 1: From May 2011, base monthly average of Oct. 2009 - Sep. 2010 = 100.
Note 2: Before May 2011, base monthly average of Oct. 2004 - Sep. 2005 = 100.
Note 3: Figures are not seasonally adjusted.
Note 4: Figures for the latest month are subject to revision.

Source: Hong Kong Government Information Center

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