Hong Kong’s September Retail Sales by Value

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

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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Retail Sales                      24.1%   29.0%   29.1%   28.8%   27.8%   27.8%
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco            2.9%   14.8%    7.1%    1.7%    3.9%    4.0%
 Meat                              4.8%    7.3%    4.4%   -1.4%   -0.6%   -0.6%
 Vegetables & Fruits               0.6%    1.5%    2.5%    2.7%    4.6%    3.4%
 Bread & Snacks                   -1.9%   37.0%   11.9%    9.9%    8.3%    9.5%
 Other                            -8.8%   -2.7%   -0.4%  -10.6%   -0.5%   13.8%
 Alcohol & Tobacco                30.2%   38.3%   19.9%   16.7%   14.8%    0.5%
Supermarkets                      15.5%   14.2%   13.6%   12.6%   10.8%   11.7%
 (incl. department stores)        15.4%   14.5%   13.5%   11.7%   10.9%   11.5%
Fuels                             15.0%   18.4%   15.5%   21.2%   16.4%   14.0%
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Clothing & Footwear               33.0%   32.8%   33.6%   28.1%   30.1%   42.0%
 Wearing Apparel                  35.8%   35.0%   34.8%   28.3%   29.7%   40.9%
 Footwear                         16.6%   21.5%   25.1%   26.8%   33.2%   51.0%
Consumer Durable Goods            19.6%   33.6%   37.5%   40.3%   37.4%   23.9%
 Motor Vehicles                   22.1%   18.6%   -0.3%   -0.2%    1.9%    7.6%
 Electronics                      25.7%   45.2%   65.4%   70.9%   54.0%   19.4%
 Furniture & Fixtures             -2.2%    0.8%   16.5%   13.7%    1.8%   13.1%
 Other                            15.3%   58.5%   73.1%   62.0%  128.6%  132.5%
Department stores                 21.6%   23.6%   25.6%   22.6%   19.8%   28.8%
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         51.0%   53.2%   51.3%   59.0%   61.3%   55.0%
Other Consumer Goods              17.9%   17.8%   19.6%   18.5%   15.6%   21.3%
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery    1.0%    1.9%   12.4%    4.9%    5.8%    5.2%
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs             6.3%   17.9%   15.8%   15.0%   12.7%   16.6%
 Optical Goods                    14.9%   18.5%   22.1%   23.7%   17.8%   20.0%
 Medicines & Cosmetics            19.0%   19.0%   25.7%   19.0%   17.3%   28.2%
 Other                            24.6%   23.1%   16.2%   21.7%   16.6%   19.7%
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- Index --------------------
Retail Sales                      120.6   132.4   136.0   121.1   128.0   190.6
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           117.8   110.8    97.0    91.0   101.0   149.2
 Meat                              94.7    94.5    86.4    87.7    95.2   159.3
 Vegetables & Fruits              106.2   114.2   113.5   122.1   116.7   120.9
 Bread & Snacks                   193.3   128.1    97.5    91.9    96.9   120.8
 Other                             78.5   101.0    91.3    75.7   101.1   238.7
 Alcohol & Tobacco                132.9   135.0   120.0   108.9   111.2   138.0
Supermarkets                      120.2   120.5   119.7   112.2   112.9   139.0
 (incl. department stores)        120.0   119.4   118.5   110.6   112.7   138.7
Fuels                             122.9   125.6   122.8   122.2   124.5   158.4
Clothing & Footwear               111.3   123.9   147.4   107.0   128.8   196.1
 Wearing Apparel                  113.0   122.1   150.2   105.5   130.6   201.5
 Footwear                         100.8   134.5   129.9   115.8   117.5   163.1
Consumer Durable Goods            135.6   148.5   149.9   131.8   131.1   180.8
 Motor Vehicles                   123.1   119.9   130.9   103.9   105.4   173.8
 Electronics                      140.7   157.1   161.2   147.1   140.9   177.2
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- Index --------------------
 Furniture & Fixtures             112.1   115.7   125.2   108.8    96.3   158.4
 Other                            185.6   245.6   186.7   169.5   214.6   243.7
Department stores                 105.9   119.3   122.8   107.6   129.5   165.2
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         147.2   168.0   166.1   155.2   161.8   312.3
Other Consumer Goods               98.5   117.7   127.4   117.7   115.5   191.5
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery    83.6   137.0   131.2   102.9    97.7   129.3
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs            100.4   125.8   115.8   110.3   113.1   164.5
 Optical Goods                     95.4   128.1   138.5   123.8   132.7   177.1
 Medicines & Cosmetics            104.9   118.2   131.2   114.2   118.2   218.6
 Other                             96.1   109.4   123.7   126.2   116.6   195.0
                                ----------------- HK$ Million -----------------
All Retail Sales                 31,198  34,259  35,182  31,329  33,104  32,052
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           3,022   2,842   2,489   2,335   2,592   2,641
 Meat                               736     734     671     681     739     837
 Vegetables & Fruits                188     202     201     216     206     202
 Bread & Snacks                   1,046     693     527     497     524     491
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                ----------------- HK$ Million -----------------
 Other                              535     688     622     516     689     438
 Alcohol & Tobacco                  518     526     468     424     433     674
Supermarkets                      3,627   3,637   3,613   3,385   3,405   3,159
 (incl. department stores)        3,965   3,944   3,915   3,654   3,723   3,432
Fuels                               851     871     851     847     862     793
Clothing & Footwear               3,722   4,143   4,930   3,577   4,308   4,399
 Wearing Apparel                  3,253   3,517   4,326   3,039   3,761   3,878
 Footwear                           469     626     604     538     546     521
Consumer Durable Goods            5,438   5,956   6,013   5,285   5,257   5,081
 Motor Vehicles                   1,348   1,313   1,433   1,138   1,154   1,267
 Electronics                      2,817   3,146   3,229   2,947   2,822   2,412
 Furniture & Fixtures               642     662     716     623     551     658
 Other                              631     835     635     576     730     744
Department stores                 2,782   3,136   3,226   2,828   3,402   2,850
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         6,925   7,904   7,813   7,302   7,614   6,758
Other Consumer Goods              4,831   5,770   6,248   5,771   5,663   6,371
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                ----------------- HK$ Million -----------------
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery     445     730     699     548     521     605
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs              346     434     399     380     390     400
 Optical Goods                      167     224     242     216     232     232
 Medicines & Cosmetics            2,036   2,293   2,545   2,215   2,294   2,683
 Other                            1,836   2,089   2,362   2,411   2,227   2,451
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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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