People wearing face masks at lunch time in Central, Hong Kong, in November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng People wearing face masks at lunch time in Central, Hong Kong, in November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
People wearing face masks at lunch time in Central, Hong Kong, in November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s new face mask market: from outdoor furniture manufacturers to filmmakers, here’s how companies adapted

  • Hong Kong went from having virtually no mask factories in January to as many as 150 today as companies with no prior experience jumped in
  • Despite a vaccine getting closer, most companies still expect demand to last for at least six months, and are now fighting it out to dominate the market

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing face masks at lunch time in Central, Hong Kong, in November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng People wearing face masks at lunch time in Central, Hong Kong, in November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
People wearing face masks at lunch time in Central, Hong Kong, in November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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