Hong Kong’s July Visitor Arrivals: Summary

Following is a summary of Hong Kong’s July visitor arrivals from the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

See CHART showing Hong Kong’s retail sales year-on-year growth by value (green) and volume (blue) against visitor growth rates (red).

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                      July      June       May     April     March   Year to
                      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      Date
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                  ------------------- Thousand Visitors --------------------
Total              4,831.5   4,201.3   4,142.3   4,279.9   4,087.3  30,197.4
 Mainland China    3,777.5   3,150.6   3,053.9   3,110.1   2,842.0  22,592.7
 Taiwan              194.4     168.8     145.7     174.2     165.5   1,198.2
 USA                  89.1      91.5      89.9     103.6     111.1     644.5
 South Korea          84.8      77.3      80.5      74.4      79.9     599.6
 Japan                82.3      76.6      82.0      78.6     104.0     586.7
 Thailand             48.8      35.5      49.3      55.8      57.8     315.0
 Philippines          46.1      57.4      77.5      73.9      68.9     421.4
 Australia            45.9      47.2      44.7      57.2      59.7     348.4
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                      July      June       May     April     March   Year to
                      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      Date
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 Singapore            43.6      59.8      49.6      46.5      68.9     356.3
 Indonesia            39.1      52.7      41.8      39.7      43.9     279.7
 United Kingdom       37.8      33.5      39.7      47.4      61.1     299.9
 Malaysia             35.9      43.4      54.3      46.6      58.5     317.9
 India                30.4      48.5      50.3      41.7      39.1     257.9
 Canada               26.3      23.2      30.1      32.3      36.0     202.8
 France               17.4      15.0      20.2      23.3      21.0     126.9
                  -------------------------- YoY% --------------------------
Total                10.6%     16.0%     13.8%     11.5%     10.2%     13.1%
 Mainland China      15.7%     25.3%     20.9%     17.5%     13.8%     19.9%
 Taiwan              -4.3%     -5.6%     -4.1%      4.3%      6.8%      0.1%
 USA                 -7.9%    -10.7%    -12.6%     -5.9%     -0.3%     -7.5%
 South Korea         -3.9%      2.2%      2.4%      1.3%     -3.7%     -3.3%
 Japan              -26.3%    -29.3%    -20.3%    -16.1%    -18.7%    -22.8%
 Thailand            19.5%     -2.1%     19.5%      6.0%     19.9%     11.1%
 Philippines         -0.3%      4.3%     -1.2%      1.0%      8.5%      0.0%
 Australia           -5.2%     -6.1%     -3.6%     -2.4%      3.4%     -4.7%
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                      July      June       May     April     March   Year to
                      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      Date
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 Singapore          -15.2%    -17.5%    -15.9%    -15.7%      2.6%     -9.3%
 Indonesia           -3.1%     -1.0%      3.6%      7.7%      2.3%      0.2%
 United Kingdom       5.1%     -0.8%      3.6%     -5.5%     -5.2%     -3.9%
 Malaysia            -1.8%     -7.3%     -0.6%     -9.9%     -4.9%     -5.1%
 India                5.4%     15.8%     -2.0%      1.9%     16.6%      1.3%
 Canada             -15.6%     -9.9%     -9.2%    -11.8%     -9.6%    -10.5%
 France              -6.0%      1.3%     -1.4%      0.6%      8.1%     -1.2%
                  -------------------------- MoM% --------------------------
Total                15.0%      1.4%     -3.2%      4.7%      1.6%       n/a
 Mainland China      19.9%      3.2%     -1.8%      9.4%     -9.3%       n/a
 Taiwan              15.1%     15.9%    -16.4%      5.3%    -10.0%       n/a
 USA                 -2.5%      1.7%    -13.1%     -6.8%     63.7%       n/a
 South Korea          9.7%     -3.9%      8.2%     -6.9%    -11.9%       n/a
 Japan                7.4%     -6.7%      4.4%    -24.5%     44.0%       n/a
 Thailand            37.4%    -28.0%    -11.7%     -3.4%    115.8%       n/a
 Philippines        -19.6%    -25.9%      4.8%      7.3%     52.7%       n/a
 Australia           -2.7%      5.7%    -22.0%     -4.1%     80.1%       n/a
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                      July      June       May     April     March   Year to
                      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      Date
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 Singapore          -27.0%     20.6%      6.7%    -32.6%    102.7%       n/a
 Indonesia          -25.9%     26.0%      5.3%     -9.4%    106.8%       n/a
 United Kingdom      13.0%    -15.8%    -16.1%    -22.5%     59.9%       n/a
 Malaysia           -17.4%    -20.0%     16.6%    -20.3%     71.5%       n/a
 India              -37.3%     -3.5%     20.7%      6.6%    115.3%       n/a
 Canada              13.5%    -23.2%     -6.7%    -10.1%     44.6%       n/a
 France              15.9%    -26.0%    -13.1%     10.7%     56.9%       n/a
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Note: MoM is calculated by Bloomberg news.

Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

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