Thailand’s economy could be one of the most affected by the coronavirus outbreak due to its close ties with China, especially in the tourism sector. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus outbreak likely to hit Hong Kong, Thailand economies the hardest in Asia

  • Hong Kong and Thailand are likely to suffer most from the novel coronavirus outbreak because of close their economic ties with China
  • A drop in Chinese tourist arrivals and imports, as well as supply chain disruptions are likely to weigh on regional economy
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Thailand’s economy could be one of the most affected by the coronavirus outbreak due to its close ties with China, especially in the tourism sector. Photo: Bloomberg
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.