HK economy and HSBC Yau Tat Kwan, Jacob 2008046921
Analysis of current economy of Hong Kong • Overview of Hong Kong’s real GPA • 2008 • 4th quarter: -2.6% • 2009 • 1st quarter: -7.8% • 2nd quarter: -3.6% • 3rd quarter: -2.4%
internal growth • private consumption expenditure edged up 0.2% in Q3, contributing 0.1 percentage points to GDP growth. • Gross fixed capital formation did even better by rising 1.3%, contributing 0.3 percentage points to GDP. • Government consumption expenditure also rising at the fastest pace of 3.3% since the recession began and contributing another • 0.3 percentage points to GDP growth, • all three internal growth drivers combined contributed 0.7 percentage points
HSBC • Stock number: 0005 • The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC)
HSBC • One of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world. • An international network of some 10,000 properties in 86 countries and territories in Europe; Hong Kong; Rest of Asia-Pacific, including the Middle East and Africa; North America and Latin America. • A comprehensive range of financial services is offered to personal, commercial, corporate, institutional, investment and private banking clients.
Profits in 2008 • Europe: US$10.9 billion, up 26 per cent. • Asia: US$11.9 billion, 11 per cent down • (Hong Kong): US$5.5 billion, down 26 percent • Latin America: US$ 2 billion, down 6 percent
In the long run • Chinese economy has maintained decent growth via domestic growth impetus, providing solid support to the Hong Kong economy. • Q1: 6.1% • Q2: 7.9% • Q3: 8.9%
Coming into the China Market • After the opening of a subsidiary bank in Fo Shan, the next step is to set up further banks in Zhong Shan and Wei Zhou. • The strategy is to occupy most important cities in the Pearl River Delta. • Taking the advantage of this, HSBC would like to become the first listed foreign company in China.
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