Workers in an Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, England. Demand for land has changed as traditional storefronts are gradually replaced by online shopping platforms. Photo: AFP Workers in an Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, England. Demand for land has changed as traditional storefronts are gradually replaced by online shopping platforms. Photo: AFP
Workers in an Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, England. Demand for land has changed as traditional storefronts are gradually replaced by online shopping platforms. Photo: AFP
Ryan Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Ryan Ip and Monte Mu

Hong Kong needs an industrial policy to keep up with rapidly evolving trade logistics

  • Without an industrial blueprint and economic planning, Hong Kong may miss the opportunities in modern logistics, as a land shortage restricts the growth of the larger warehouses and data centres needed in the evolution

Workers in an Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, England. Demand for land has changed as traditional storefronts are gradually replaced by online shopping platforms. Photo: AFP Workers in an Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, England. Demand for land has changed as traditional storefronts are gradually replaced by online shopping platforms. Photo: AFP
Workers in an Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, England. Demand for land has changed as traditional storefronts are gradually replaced by online shopping platforms. Photo: AFP
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Ryan Ip

Ryan Ip

Ryan Ip is the head of Land and Housing Research at Our Hong Kong Foundation. He is a regular commentator of the city’s land supply and housing policy at seminars, in print and in interviews. He holds a Master of Science in economics from the London School of Economics.

Monte Mu

Monte Mu

Monte Mu is a researcher at Our Hong Kong Foundation