Hong Kong’s October Building Transactions: Summary

Following is a summary of Hong Kong’s October building transactions from the Land Registry.

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                        Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                        2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                      ------------------ Transactions YoY ------------------
All Building Units    -53.3%  -52.1%  -56.6%  -51.0%    4.3%   -5.9%  -27.4%
 Urban                -56.8%  -55.6%  -57.1%  -53.6%   13.1%  -11.4%  -22.7%
 New Territories      -50.3%  -48.9%  -56.2%  -48.4%   -3.2%   -0.9%  -31.4%
                      --------------------- Units YoY ----------------------
All Building Units    -53.9%  -52.2%  -55.9%  -47.9%    6.7%   -8.5%  -25.9%
 Urban                -57.6%  -54.5%  -56.3%  -49.5%   13.9%  -12.8%  -20.2%
 New Territories      -50.7%  -50.1%  -55.3%  -46.3%    0.2%   -4.4%  -31.0%
                      --------------------- Value YoY ----------------------
All Building Units    -51.5%  -41.7%  -49.1%  -29.9%   63.6%   19.8%  -16.7%
 Urban                -55.8%  -44.1%  -51.7%  -30.8%   62.4%   12.6%   -6.3%
 New Territories      -45.2%  -36.6%  -41.8%  -28.0%   65.9%   32.9%  -31.0%
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                        Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                        2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                      ------------------ Transactions MoM ------------------
All Building Units    -13.7%  -10.5%    0.8%  -37.2%   -7.5%   20.7%  -23.1%
 Urban                -19.0%  -23.6%    9.5%  -39.0%    1.6%    9.6%  -17.4%
 New Territories       -9.5%    3.9%   -7.3%  -35.3%  -14.9%   31.6%  -27.9%
                      --------------------- Units MoM ----------------------
All Building Units    -15.5%  -10.5%   -2.0%  -36.4%   -3.6%   18.0%  -22.7%
 Urban                -21.4%  -22.7%    5.1%  -37.4%    6.3%    6.9%  -18.9%
 New Territories      -10.5%    3.5%   -9.1%  -35.4%  -12.0%   29.5%  -26.2%
                      --------------------- Value MoM ----------------------
All Building Units    -11.7%  -23.6%   -3.6%  -39.9%   11.6%   18.9%  -23.4%
 Urban                -25.8%  -29.2%   -0.8%  -37.0%   20.0%   10.6%  -20.6%
 New Territories       14.5%  -10.4%   -9.4%  -45.3%   -1.3%   34.4%  -28.3%
                      -------------------- Transactions --------------------
All Building Units     5,675   6,579   7,348   7,291  11,601  12,536  10,386
 Urban                 2,370   2,927   3,832   3,498   5,737   5,645   5,149
 New Territories       3,305   3,652   3,516   3,793   5,864   6,891   5,237

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                        Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                        2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                      ----------------------- Units ------------------------
All Building Units     6,136   7,263   8,119   8,285  13,032  13,513  11,449
 Urban                 2,647   3,366   4,355   4,144   6,617   6,222   5,819
 New Territories       3,489   3,897   3,764   4,141   6,415   7,291   5,630
                      -------------------- Value Bln HKD -------------------
All Building Units     27.56   31.22   40.85   42.35   70.46   63.14   53.10
 Urban                 15.05   20.29   28.65   28.90   45.88   38.25   34.57
 New Territories       12.51   10.93   12.19   13.46   24.58   24.89   18.53
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Source: Land Registry

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