The statutory minimum wage has slightly dented the city's crown - one that has been held for 18 years - as the world's most free economy, says a conservative US-based think tank.Friday, 13 January, 2012, 12:00am
Since 1970, Hong Kong has ranked as the world's freest economy. In the latest Economic Freedom of the World annual report, Hong Kong remains at the top.19 Jul 2004 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is still the most economically free jurisdiction in the world, according to a Vancouver-based institute.
In its latest annual economic-freedom report, the Fraser Institute ranked 123 markets on their level of economic freedom, with Hong Kong taking top spot - as it did last year - followed by Singapore, New Zealand, Britain and the United States.21 Apr 2001 - 12:00am
Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy, but its supremacy is threatened by countries whose liberalisation policies have helped them catch up, a report says.
The SAR tied with Singapore for No 1 with an overall score of 9.4 out of 10, but concerns about the legal structure and property rights before and after the July 1997 handover caused a drop in its overall rating.12 Jan 2000 - 12:00am