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July goods exports up 20.1%

The volume of Hong Kong's total goods exports increased 20.1% year-on-year in July, the Census & Statistics Department announced today.   The volume of goods imports for the month rose 19.5% over July 2020.   Prices of goods exports and imports increased 5.6% and 5.5% year-on-year for the month.   On a seasonally adjusted basis, the volume of goods exports fell 5.3% in the three-month period ending July compared with the preceding three months, while the volume of goods imports decreased 0.8%.   Comparing the first seven months of the year with the same period in 2020, the volume of goods exports rose 25.3%, while that of goods imports increased 22.7%.   Prices of goods exports for the period increased 3.4%, while that of goods imports rose 3.3%. http://dlvr.it/S7hMTp

Police recruitment day held

A Recruitment Experience & Assessment Day held at the Police College attracted 754 applications for the post of Probationary Inspectors, Recruit Police Constables and Auxiliary Police Constables.   For the first time, various activities were arranged to allow participants to experience the physical fitness test, selection process as well as virtual reality training for new recruits.   There were also recruitment workshops and information booths. Various police units, such as the Airport Security Unit, the Counter Terrorism Response Unit and the Police Dog Unit, showcased their equipment and introduced their work and duties to participants.   A one-stop service was provided to the applicants, including a written examination for Probationary Inspector candidates as well as a physical fitness test and group interview for Recruit Police Constable candidates.    The event today drew more than 1,600 participants, of which 754 underwent the selection process. Applicants included students of local and overseas tertiary institutes, working people and ethnic minorities.   Applications can be made throughout the year.
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