Manufacturing production in Hong Kong increased by 1.2 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2018, easing from a 1.6 percent rise in the previous month. Production fell sharply for textiles and wearing apparel (-3.3 percent from 2.5 percent in Q2) and paper products, printing and reproduction of recorded media (-2.1 percent from 0.6 percent). On the other hand, output rose faster for food, beverages and tobacco (3.5 percent from 2.9 percent) and sewerage, waste management and remediation activities (3.4 percent from 3.1 percent) while went up the same pace for miscellaneous manufacturing industries (1.5 percent, the same as in Q2). Industrial Production in Hong Kong averaged -1.82 percent from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7.10 percent in the first quarter of 2006 and a record low of -12.50 percent in the second quarter of 2003.

Industrial Production in Hong Kong is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Hong Kong to stand at 2.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Hong Kong Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 3.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-13 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.6% 0.3% 0.7%
2018-06-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.1% 0.8% 1.3%
2018-09-13 08:40 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.6% 1.1% 1.5%
2018-12-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.2% 1.6% 1.8%
2019-03-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.2% 2.5%
2019-06-14 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.7%
2019-09-12 08:40 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.3%


Hong Kong Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -12.00 2.00 32.00 -53.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.00 47.10 53.30 44.40 [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 1.60 7.10 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 11918.00 2949.00 36307.00 -17104.00 HKD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 10733.00 7351.00 16200.00 409.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 3161.00 3254.00 6154.00 332.00 [+]
Internet Speed 21908.83 21943.39 21943.39 6090.98 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3132077.00 3045927.00 3132077.00 1589168.00 IP [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.25 81.99 82.25 5.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 7.00 7.00 12.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 4.00 5.00 5.00 2.00 [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 77.00 84.00 70.10 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 15.00 18.00 12.00 [+]


Hong Kong Manufacturing Production

In Hong Kong, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in manufacturing sector of the economy. This page provides - Hong Kong Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.60 7.10 -12.50 1999 - 2018 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -13.30 Nov/18
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil -0.90 Nov/18
Canada 4.20 Oct/18
China 5.40 Nov/18
Euro Area -3.30 Nov/18
France -2.10 Nov/18
Germany -4.70 Nov/18
India 0.50 Nov/18
Indonesia 0.60 Oct/18
Italy -2.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.50 Nov/18
Mexico -1.30 Nov/18
Netherlands 0.40 Nov/18
Russia 2.40 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 5.84 Jun/18
Singapore 7.60 Nov/18
South Africa 1.60 Nov/18
South Korea 0.10 Nov/18
Spain -2.60 Nov/18
Switzerland 1.40 Sep/18
Turkey -6.50 Nov/18
United Kingdom -1.50 Nov/18
United States 4.00 Dec/18


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