Riot police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest in Tsim Sha Tsui on December 1. Photo: Bloomberg
Riot police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest in Tsim Sha Tsui on December 1. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s deteriorating economy puts city’s reputation as business hub at risk if protests persist, says Fitch

  • Fitch Ratings updates its 2019 GDP forecast for Hong Kong to minus 1.5 per cent from its earlier estimate of zero growth
  • International perceptions of the intrinsic strengths of Hong Kong’s business environment are still at risk, which could eventually weaken its status, says Fitch

Riot police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest in Tsim Sha Tsui on December 1. Photo: Bloomberg
Riot police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest in Tsim Sha Tsui on December 1. Photo: Bloomberg
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