A man rests next to his bicycle at a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. The pandemic has heightened retirement insecurity for billions around the world. Photo: AFP A man rests next to his bicycle at a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. The pandemic has heightened retirement insecurity for billions around the world. Photo: AFP
A man rests next to his bicycle at a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. The pandemic has heightened retirement insecurity for billions around the world. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Amid the coronavirus pandemic recession, a quiet crisis is building in the world’s pension systems

  • The pandemic-induced recession has led to reduced pension contributions and higher government debt in many economies. Billions around the world, including in Hong Kong, face working longer or having less income in retirement

A man rests next to his bicycle at a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. The pandemic has heightened retirement insecurity for billions around the world. Photo: AFP A man rests next to his bicycle at a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. The pandemic has heightened retirement insecurity for billions around the world. Photo: AFP
A man rests next to his bicycle at a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. The pandemic has heightened retirement insecurity for billions around the world. Photo: AFP
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