Shops in Causeway Bay get ready with payment systems as the Hong Kong government prepares to give out HK$5,000 in consumption vouchers to each eligible resident from August 1. Photo: Warton Li
Shops in Causeway Bay get ready with payment systems as the Hong Kong government prepares to give out HK$5,000 in consumption vouchers to each eligible resident from August 1. Photo: Warton Li

Letters | Coronavirus in Hong Kong: watch out for profiteering as HK$36 billion spending voucher scheme launches

  • With so many billions in spending about to hit the market, businesses and shop owners may have a perverse incentive to raise prices. The government should not allow this to happen

Shops in Causeway Bay get ready with payment systems as the Hong Kong government prepares to give out HK$5,000 in consumption vouchers to each eligible resident from August 1. Photo: Warton Li
Shops in Causeway Bay get ready with payment systems as the Hong Kong government prepares to give out HK$5,000 in consumption vouchers to each eligible resident from August 1. Photo: Warton Li
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