People cross a road in Central. Hong Kong’s workforce continues to contract, to around 3.84 million, down from a peak of 3.97 million in the spring of 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
People cross a road in Central. Hong Kong’s workforce continues to contract, to around 3.84 million, down from a peak of 3.97 million in the spring of 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

David Dodwell

Pandemic’s dark clouds still cast a shadow over Hong Kong’s economy

  • Like other high-income economies, Hong Kong’s ability to vaccinate and provide financial support is helping it towards an earlier recovery
  • But its draconian quarantine scheme and the mainland border closure have muddied prospects of a jobs and wages recovery

People cross a road in Central. Hong Kong’s workforce continues to contract, to around 3.84 million, down from a peak of 3.97 million in the spring of 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
People cross a road in Central. Hong Kong’s workforce continues to contract, to around 3.84 million, down from a peak of 3.97 million in the spring of 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
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