Hong Kong's Q3 GDP grew 1.3% Y/Y, less than forecasts for 1.7%, but above 1.2% reported in Q2....

|By:, SA News Editor

Hong Kong's Q3 GDP grew 1.3% Y/Y, less than forecasts for 1.7%, but above 1.2% reported in Q2. "The biggest drag on (the) economy is external trade," says an economist, and there's little data suggesting a rebound. The government narrowed its full year growth forecast to 1.2% - the slowest pace since 2009. EWH +19% YTD.