The following graph shows GSI movement from 2013 to 2017. There is an upward trend from the base of 100 points in 2013 to 130 by the end of 2017 Q4. GSI index reached the historical highest, 139 points, in the second quarter of this year; but showed a significant drop in Q3, with an index standing at 127. It rebounded to 130 at the last wave of 2017.
This year, SGS collected 1200 data from both Cotai and Macau respectively, and Cotai index and Macau index were generated respectively. These two indices demonstrated a similar pattern in 2017, but casinos in Cotai performed better than those in Macau in service.
After GSI had reached the historical peak at 154 in 2017 Q2, the GSI slightly declined in 2017 Q3 and rebounded in 2017 Q4. Performance of dealers has steadily been improved since 2016.
Press Release (Chinese), Press Release (English), GSI 2017 Report