Fresh vegetables for sale at a market in Central on November 22, 2021. Compared to many economies, inflationary pressure in Hong Kong is fairly benign. Photo: Nora Tam
Fresh vegetables for sale at a market in Central on November 22, 2021. Compared to many economies, inflationary pressure in Hong Kong is fairly benign. Photo: Nora Tam
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

How dollar peg and mainland inflation policy will help Hong Kong keep price rises in check

  • Hong Kong consumers will not be totally spared from rising prices as policy decisions at home and elsewhere take effect
  • Even so, Beijing’s commitment to curbing inflation and the Hong Kong dollar’s reliable peg should insulate the city from the worst effects

Fresh vegetables for sale at a market in Central on November 22, 2021. Compared to many economies, inflationary pressure in Hong Kong is fairly benign. Photo: Nora Tam
Fresh vegetables for sale at a market in Central on November 22, 2021. Compared to many economies, inflationary pressure in Hong Kong is fairly benign. Photo: Nora Tam
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