Finance Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has indicated that budget surpluses over the next few years would be used for the new "housing reserve" to help meet the government's goal of building 290,000 public flats in the next decade. Photo: Dickson Lee

Government out by HK$50b on budget sums, say accountants

Accountants estimate this year's surplus will be 6 times the financial chief's initial forecast

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Finance Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has indicated that budget surpluses over the next few years would be used for the new "housing reserve" to help meet the government's goal of building 290,000 public flats in the next decade. Photo: Dickson Lee
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