Hong Kong has been rocked by increasingly violent protests since June. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong rises one spot to No 3 in World Bank rankings on ease of doing business but city’s commerce chief warns that protest-linked violence could take toll

  • New Zealand once again tops list in the international finance body’s ‘Doing Business’ report, followed by Singapore
  • Hong Kong ranks first in dealing with construction permits, second in paying taxes, third in getting electricity and fifth in starting a business
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Hong Kong has been rocked by increasingly violent protests since June. Photo: Felix Wong
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