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Hong Kong Current account balance as  % of GDP
2001  +0.5
2002  +6.6
2003  +5.4

2007  +6.4
2008  +10.3
2009  +11.4
2012  +5.2
2013  +2.9

Hong Kong Hang Seng                     Back to List of Indices

Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (weekly), 20 week exponential average in green, 5 week exponential average in red, 52 week ROC (rate of change) in yellow, MACD (moving average convergence divergence) in green.
Hong Kong Hang Seng Index monthly chart, the red line is a 24 month exaverage, the yellow line is a 6 month exaverage
Hong Kong Notes & Links:

27/3/2012 Hong Kong's average wage rate rose 9.4% YoY.
11/11/2011 Hong Kong's 10% quarterly export decline blamed on Euro debt crisis
3/24/10 Figures from Hong Kong Airport Authority showed that cargo volume rose 30% YoY in February to 257,000 tonnes.
8/17/09 Hong Kong’s GDP rose 3.3 %
6/17/09 Hong Kong reported a 12.1% drop in container movement in May.
5/15/09 GDP in Hong Kong fell 4.3% in Q1.
4/2/09 According to a survey by London’s Barclays Plc., almost 41%, or 436,000, of Singapore’s households will have assets of at least $1 million by 2017, compared with 39% in Hong Kong and 28% in Switzerland
10/15/08 Hong Kong guaranteed all bank deposits.
Hong Kong’s port handled 2.19 million TEU in July, an increase of 4.7%.
5/17/08 Hong Kong’s GDP speeded up in the first quarter, rising 1.8% from the previous quarter, and 7.1% YoY.
11/21/06 Hong Kong's real GDP rose 6.8% in Q3.
4/20/06 The unemployment rate in Hong Kong was 5.2% in the first quarter of 2006
05/18/05 Hong Kong caps value of its currency but government denies that the move signaled China would soon revalue its currency.  
01/18/2005 The unemployment rate in Hong Kong fell from 6.7% to 6.5% in December, the lowest in three years.
Hong Kong's GDP was up 2.6% in the second quarter, stronger than expected. For all of 2004 the government is estimating growth of 7.5%.