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

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