Shuttered shops on Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, on February 9. Thousands of small trading companies are effectively zombie enterprises with no income or any prospect of it. Photo: Nora Tam
Shuttered shops on Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, on February 9. Thousands of small trading companies are effectively zombie enterprises with no income or any prospect of it. Photo: Nora Tam
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Shaky statistics, absurd quarantine rules: is Hong Kong’s economy really on track for recovery?

  • Positive talk around the city’s economy obscures the damage being done to Hongkongers and their livelihoods by the government’s quarantine regime
  • How is it possible for an economy to suffer such massive losses without our statistics reflecting more clearly the harm and pain?

Shuttered shops on Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, on February 9. Thousands of small trading companies are effectively zombie enterprises with no income or any prospect of it. Photo: Nora Tam
Shuttered shops on Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, on February 9. Thousands of small trading companies are effectively zombie enterprises with no income or any prospect of it. Photo: Nora Tam
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