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DR1 Number of Construction Court Cases

Category:Whole Industry

Sector: N/A

The number of construction related court cases which were registered at the High Court Registry had been decreasing gradually from 2003 to 2009. After a rebound in 2010, the number dropped again in 2011 and reached the lowest number of 49 in 2013.

DR1  
Note 1 – The data was based on the Construction and Arbitration Proceedings as recorded in the Cause Book Information and as obtained from High Court Registry.
Note 2 – The number as presented in the graph above represents the number of construction related court cases as registered at the High Court Registry.

DR2 Number of Construction Arbitration Cases

Category:Whole Industry

Sector: N/A

The number of arbitration cases in construction industry handled by Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre fluctuated over the past 9 years. The number increased significantly in 2006 and was kept at a high level in 2007 and 2008. There has been a drastic decreasing trend since 2009. In 2011, the number decreased by 51.9% compared to the year before.

DR2  
Note 1 – The data was obtained from Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Note 2 – The data for 2001 to 2002, 2012 and 2013 is not available
Note 3 – The numbers as presented in the graph above represent the arbitration cases handled by HKIAC only. There are some cases handled by other parties and have not yet been incorporated in this study.
Note 4 – The numbers as presented in the graph above include both international and domestic arbitration cases.

DR3 Number of Construction Labour Disputes

Category:Whole Industry

Sector: N/A

The number of labour disputes in construction industry handled by Labour Department (each case involves more than 20 employees) has been decreasing since 2003. The number has been kept below 50 since 2008.

DR3  
Note 1 – The data was obtained from Labour Department
Note 2 – Number of labour disputes refer to those cases which involve more than 20 employees
Note 3 – The data for 2013 is not available.


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