Hong Kong exports have taken a hammering in recent months. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong’s economy shrinks worse-than-expected 0.4 per cent in second quarter, signalling looming recession as US-China trade war and other headwinds bite

  • Recent local ‘social incidents’ had caused significant disruptions to inbound tourism and consumption-related activities, government economist warned
  • To ease pain, government launched a basket of relief measures worth HK$19.1 billion on Thursday, including sweeteners for businesses and residents
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Hong Kong exports have taken a hammering in recent months. Photo: Roy Issa
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Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, with her career built on covering business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.