Registration period for electronic consumption benefits plan starts on 7 May
Government Information Bureau
The online registration period to access credit funding allocated to Macao ID holders under the electronic consumption benefits plan will run from 7 May to 10 December 2021, inclusive.  The consumption benefits plan via electronic payment methods is
60 dim sum samples examined for hygienic condition and ingredients
Consumer Council
A report on testing 60 Chinese dim sum samples for their hygienic condition and ingredients is now published in the latest issue of Consumer Report; a “Consumer alert” on the importance of setting up a contract for consumption transaction is also ava
Monetary and financial statistics – March 2021
Monetary Authority of Macao
According to statistics released today by the Monetary Authority of Macao, broad money supply rose in March with a stable share of patacas. Meanwhile, both resident deposits and loans increased from a month earlier. Money supply Currency in circulati
Company statistics for the 1st quarter of 2021
Statistics and Census Service
Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that a total of 1,517 new companies were incorporated in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 471 year-on-year. Newly incorporated companies operating in Wholesale & Retail Trad
Macao, China Attends the 77th Session of ESCAP
Economic and Technological Development Bureau
The 77th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) was held days earlier (26 to 29 April) in a virtual format. It was attended by, among others, Mr. Tai Kin Ip, Director of the Economic and Technolo
Wages of construction workers and prices of construction materials for the 1st quarter of 2021
Statistics and Census Service
Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the average daily wage of construction workers increased by 1.0% quarter-to-quarter to MOP746 in the first quarter of 2021. The average daily wage of local workers (MOP953) and
Exchange for the Rat and Ox Zodiac banknotes and the 20th Anniversary of the Return to the Motherland of Macao banknotes commencing today
Monetary Authority of Macao
The exchange of the Rat and Ox Zodiac banknotes and the previously issued 20th Anniversary of the Return to the Motherland of Macao banknotes starts today (4 May) and will end on 23 July 2021. Each registered Macao resident can bring along his/her va
Macao preparations in place ahead of Labour Day holiday
Government Information Bureau
In view of a forecast growth in the number of visitors to Macao during the Labour Day holiday starting from 1 May, Government departments have made intensive preparations in relation to boundary-crossing controls, customs procedures, public health, a
Employment survey for January-March 2021
Statistics and Census Service
Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the general unemployment rate for January-March 2021 held steady over the previous period (December 2020-February 2021), at 2.9%; the unemployment rate of local residents was 4.
Cross-departmental meeting held before Labour Day to safeguard consumer rights
Consumer Council
As consumption by citizens and the number of inbound tourists are expected to increase during Labour Day Holiday, the Consumer Council held a meeting earlier with Economic and Technological Development Bureau (DSEDT) ), Macao Government Tourist Offic