Hong Kong exports this year are expected to post their biggest drop in a decade due to the impact of China-US trade war. Photo: SCMP

China trade flow via Hong Kong declines as city set to report worst exports in a decade

  • Hong Kong Trade Development Council has forecast a 4 per cent drop in the city’s exports this year, the worst performance since 2009
  • Customs data showed mainland exports to Hong Kong fell steadily in June, July and August amid trade war and protests
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Hong Kong exports this year are expected to post their biggest drop in a decade due to the impact of China-US trade war. Photo: SCMP
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Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, with her career built on covering business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.

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