Financial Secretary Paul Chan says the Hong Kong government is taking every precaution. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Financial Secretary Paul Chan says risks manageable after Donald Trump’s threat to increase tariffs sends shock waves through Hong Kong’s markets

  • Talks between Beijing and Washington to end US-China trade war took dramatic turn when Trump revealed 10 per cent tariffs imposed on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods would be raised to 25 per cent
  • Chan says government puts health of banking sector and capital market under scrutiny to mitigate risks arising from sudden deterioration in relations between the economic superpowers
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Financial Secretary Paul Chan says the Hong Kong government is taking every precaution. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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