Hong Kong says Q4 GDP grew 2.2 percent

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Hong Kong's economy grew 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 from a year earlier, financial secretary John Tsang said in his annual budget speech on Wednesday.

A Reuters poll of analysts had expected the economy to grow 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, compared with growth of 2.7 percent in the third quarter.

Hong Kong's GDP grew 0.4 pct in the last quarter from the previous quarter.