The removal of Hong Kong as a buffer between China and the West has put two “conflicting regimes” on a collision course, an academic says. Photo: Warton LiThe removal of Hong Kong as a buffer between China and the West has put two “conflicting regimes” on a collision course, an academic says. Photo: Warton Li
The removal of Hong Kong as a buffer between China and the West has put two “conflicting regimes” on a collision course, an academic says. Photo: Warton Li

Donald Trump’s plan to strip Hong Kong of its special status is light on detail, but economists still fear for city’s future

  • City’s trade with US is small, but some warn White House moves could reduce its importance as a financial centre
  • Markets shrug off White House address, but questions about export controls, trade tariffs and enhanced financial oversight loom large
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The removal of Hong Kong as a buffer between China and the West has put two “conflicting regimes” on a collision course, an academic says. Photo: Warton LiThe removal of Hong Kong as a buffer between China and the West has put two “conflicting regimes” on a collision course, an academic says. Photo: Warton Li
The removal of Hong Kong as a buffer between China and the West has put two “conflicting regimes” on a collision course, an academic says. Photo: Warton Li
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