(L-R) China Construction Bank Tower and insurer AIA ‘s building in Central Hong Kong. Mainlanders spent HK$48.9 billion (US$6.3 billion) on Hong Kong insurance policies during the first nine months of 2016, representing 37 per cent of the sector’s income. But the figures for the final quarter have now been withheld. Photo: Nota Tam
Enoch Yiu
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Opinion

White Collar by Enoch Yiu

Government omits mainland data from insurance sales figures this quarter; and offers a lame excuse why

Industry sources say decision is politically driven, and it’s no secret there has been a surge in mainland business for HK insurers

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(L-R) China Construction Bank Tower and insurer AIA ‘s building in Central Hong Kong. Mainlanders spent HK$48.9 billion (US$6.3 billion) on Hong Kong insurance policies during the first nine months of 2016, representing 37 per cent of the sector’s income. But the figures for the final quarter have now been withheld. Photo: Nota Tam
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