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Hong Kong’s September Retail Sales by Volume

Following is the detailed table for Hong Kong’s retail sales by volume 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                      15.2%   20.7%   22.4%   22.2%   21.1%   22.1%
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           -9.5%    0.3%   -5.9%  -10.4%   -8.1%   -8.1%
 Meat                            -12.6%   -9.5%  -11.3%  -15.2%  -13.9%  -14.0%
 Vegetables & Fruits              -4.0%   -6.0%   -1.8%   -2.5%   -4.2%   -4.0%
 Bread & Snacks                   -9.3%   26.5%    3.4%    0.4%   -0.3%    2.4%
 Other                           -19.0%  -13.6%  -10.6%  -19.2%   -8.9%   -9.0%
 Alcohol & Tobacco                 6.2%   12.3%   -2.6%   -5.4%   -7.0%   -9.6%
Supermarkets                       7.4%    5.0%    4.8%    3.5%    2.8%    3.8%
 (incl. department stores)         7.4%    5.5%    4.9%    2.9%    3.1%    3.6%
Fuels                             -0.9%    2.6%   -0.9%    3.8%    1.3%    1.2%
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Clothing & Footwear               21.2%   22.4%   23.9%   19.9%   20.4%   35.2%
 Wearing Apparel                  23.1%   23.6%   24.7%   19.2%   19.2%   34.1%
 Footwear                          9.9%   16.1%   18.3%   24.2%   28.8%   42.2%
Consumer Durable Goods            22.4%   37.9%   40.9%   43.9%   41.1%   30.4%
 Motor Vehicles                   16.1%   13.8%   -4.9%   -5.7%   -4.0%    3.6%
 Electronics                      33.0%   53.7%   73.4%   79.9%   62.8%   28.3%
 Furniture & Fixtures             -4.3%   -1.4%   15.3%   11.3%   -1.0%    9.4%
 Other                            21.7%   69.3%   84.5%   74.5%  147.0%  151.2%
Department stores                 14.6%   17.4%   19.2%   15.9%   14.5%   20.4%
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         28.9%   33.5%   36.5%   45.7%   46.2%   40.8%
Other Consumer Goods              14.5%   15.2%   19.9%   17.1%   14.7%   19.7%
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery   -2.1%    0.1%   10.2%    2.6%    3.5%    2.3%
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs            -1.9%    8.3%    6.3%    5.7%    3.8%    7.4%
 Optical Goods                    10.8%   15.1%   19.0%   20.6%   15.1%   16.1%
 Medicines & Cosmetics            15.7%   15.6%   22.3%   14.5%   12.9%   22.8%
 Other                            21.8%   22.3%   22.8%   24.8%   21.4%   23.8%
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- Index --------------------
Retail Sales                      111.8   124.7   129.3   114.3   120.2   159.9
Food, Alcohol & Tobacco           101.0    96.0    84.5    79.9    89.4   102.3
 Meat                              77.6    79.5    72.8    75.0    83.1    97.1
 Vegetables & Fruits               96.6   106.1   107.4   118.6   107.5    79.0
 Bread & Snacks                   173.0   116.5    88.8    83.7    89.1    95.7
 Other                             68.0    88.6    81.2    67.9    91.8   161.6
 Alcohol & Tobacco                107.5   109.2    97.1    88.0    89.9    99.0
Supermarkets                      110.7   110.7   110.3   103.3   104.3   107.6
 (incl. department stores)        110.9   110.1   109.5   102.0   104.4   108.3
Fuels                             103.7   106.8   103.7   104.2   105.9   123.2
Clothing & Footwear               104.9   120.0   140.2    97.9   116.0   156.9
 Wearing Apparel                  106.1   118.2   142.5    96.2   117.3   157.6
 Footwear                          97.2   131.3   125.7   108.9   108.0   153.1
Consumer Durable Goods            141.1   155.7   155.2   136.2   135.2   233.1
 Motor Vehicles                   116.2   114.6   124.6    97.7    98.9   171.3
 Electronics                      153.3   171.2   173.2   157.4   150.5   271.5
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                                  Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                -------------------- Index --------------------
 Furniture & Fixtures             108.7   112.3   122.6   106.4    93.9   139.4
 Other                            203.5   270.3   202.6   185.1   231.8   336.8
Department stores                 100.8   114.6   117.2   101.4   122.3   141.0
Jewelry, Watches & Clocks         122.7   144.6   147.9   139.9   144.7   185.2
Other Consumer Goods               95.4   115.1   128.0   116.3   114.2   165.1
 Books, Newspapers & Stationery    80.5   134.3   128.6   100.7    95.6   112.1
 Chinese Drugs & Herbs             90.5   113.5   104.8   100.5   103.5   122.8
 Optical Goods                     91.5   122.9   133.8   119.7   128.6   148.5
 Medicines & Cosmetics            100.9   113.5   126.4   109.3   113.3   180.7
 Other                             95.1   111.0   133.2   130.2   121.0   179.4
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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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