Riot police confront demonstrators to disperse them inside New Town Plaza shopping centre, operated by Sun Hung Kai Properties, during a protest in the Sha Tin district of Hong Kong, on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

Standard Chartered cuts Hong Kong’s growth prospects through 2021 as US-China trade war puts the squeeze on city’s economy

  • Hong Kong’s gross domestic product (GDP) may grow 1.4 per cent in 2019, expand 2 per cent next year, and increase 2.3 per cent in 2021, Standard Chartered said
  • An earlier forecast by the bank had Hong Kong’s economy growing 2.2 per cent in 2019, 2.6 per cent in 2020 and 3 per cent in 2021
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Riot police confront demonstrators to disperse them inside New Town Plaza shopping centre, operated by Sun Hung Kai Properties, during a protest in the Sha Tin district of Hong Kong, on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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