Hong Kong can only do so much to mitigate economic risk factors within its control. But Paul Chan, the city's financial secretary, says the risks are manageable. Photo: Bloomberg
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Paul Chan offers room for economic optimism despite storm clouds

  • Financial secretary believes risks posed by trade war and hot money to growth can be managed, but health of economy must be closely monitored and cooling measures maintained in property market

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Hong Kong can only do so much to mitigate economic risk factors within its control. But Paul Chan, the city's financial secretary, says the risks are manageable. Photo: Bloomberg
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