The logistics industry contributed 3.2 per cent of Hong Kong’s gross domestic product and 180,600 jobs in 2017. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong protests could threaten city’s status as an international shipping hub, analysts say

  • China could move to grant further autonomy to mainland ports managing in and outbound shipments, in order to accelerate economic integration with Hong Kong
  • Shanghai has already upgraded and expanded free-trade zone with focus on shipping, with analysts expecting further relaxation of rules throughout China
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The logistics industry contributed 3.2 per cent of Hong Kong’s gross domestic product and 180,600 jobs in 2017. Photo: Roy Issa
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.