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Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Q4 2018 r
Q1 2019 r
GDP (yoy% in real terms)   
+1.2  
+0.6  
Seasonally adjusted GDP (qtq% in real terms)   
-0.5  
+1.3  
Private consumption expenditure (yoy% in real terms)   
+2.7  
+0.2  
Government consumption expenditure (yoy% in real terms)   
+4.9  
+4.5  
Gross domestic fixed capital formation (yoy% in real terms)   
-5.8  
-7.1  
Exports of goods* (f.o.b.) (yoy% in real terms)   
0.0  
-4.1  
Imports of goods* (f.o.b.) (yoy% in real terms)   
-0.5  
-4.7  
Exports of services* (yoy% in real terms)   
+3.3  
+1.1  
Imports of services* ( yoy% in real terms)   
+2.1  
-0.8  
The volume estimates of GDP and its components for 2018, which were previously valued at 2016 prices, have been revalued at 2017 prices. This rebasing of the volume measures affects the real growth rates of the annual and quarterly GDP for 2018.
r“Revised figures”. Please see Concept and Methods for details.
*Figures are compiled based on the change of ownership principle in recording goods sent abroad for processing and merchanting under the standards stipulated in the System of National Accounts 2008.
Gross National Income (GNI)
Q4 2018 r
Q1 2019 p
GNI at current market prices (HK$ million)   
774,053  
737,045  
GNI at current market prices (yoy%)   
+4.7  
+3.7  
RGNI in chained (2017) dollars (HK$ million)  @
749,212  
700,210  
RGNI in chained (2017) dollars (yoy%)  @
+2.1  
+1.2  
r “Revised figures”. Please see Concept and Methods for details.
p “Preliminary figures”. Please see Concept and Methods for details.
@ In line with the re-referencing of the GDP data series, the chained dollar estimates of RGNI and related statistics presented in this table have been re-referenced from 2016 to 2017.

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Gross Domestic Product 17 May 2019 31 Jul 2019 
Gross National Income and External Primary Income Flows 17 Jun 2019 16 Sep 2019 
Chain Volume Measures of Gross Domestic Product by Economic Activity 18 Jun 2019 19 Sep 2019 
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