Hong Kong adopted zero duty on wine in 2008, but kept its 100 per cent tax on liquor with an alcoholic strength of more than 30 per cent by volume. Photo: AP

Spirits industry calls on Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan to slash taxes on strong alcohol – but medical professionals slam ‘backwards’ step

  • Asia Pacific International Wines and Spirits Alliance says tax reforms could bring economic benefits worth HK$1 billion to city
  • Hong Kong has 100 per cent tax on liquor with an alcoholic strength of more than 30 per cent by volume
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Hong Kong adopted zero duty on wine in 2008, but kept its 100 per cent tax on liquor with an alcoholic strength of more than 30 per cent by volume. Photo: AP
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