Sector representatives have estimated that almost 90 per cent of cross-border drivers had lost or left their jobs since March. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Sector representatives have estimated that almost 90 per cent of cross-border drivers had lost or left their jobs since March. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Coronavirus: prices may come down in Hong Kong as cross-border truck drivers given green light for direct pickups in mainland China

  • Starting Monday, truck drivers will no longer need to hand over vehicles to mainland counterparts and will instead be allowed to provide point-to-point service
  • While transport sector lawmaker Frankie Yick predicts lower prices for some goods, other industry experts have warned many drivers have quit due to slowdown

Sector representatives have estimated that almost 90 per cent of cross-border drivers had lost or left their jobs since March. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Sector representatives have estimated that almost 90 per cent of cross-border drivers had lost or left their jobs since March. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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