Hong Kong featured in the top 10 in a record eight areas in this year’s competitiveness report from the World Economic Forum. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong climbs to third in World Economic Forum’s competitiveness rankings, but judicial independence and press freedom ‘decline’

  • City rises up league table, although performance based on data provided before outbreak of protests
  • Report downgrades media freedom and judicial independence, but city remains a global leader in latter
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Hong Kong featured in the top 10 in a record eight areas in this year’s competitiveness report from the World Economic Forum. 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.