Hongkongers are worried about an outbreak of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong’s economy shrinks 1.2 per cent after battering from protests and fears over coronavirus

  • Preliminary gross domestic product decreased 2.9 per cent in the fourth quarter year on year
  • Violence took a further heavy toll on economic sentiment as well as consumption- and tourism-related activities, government said
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Hongkongers are worried about an outbreak of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Cannix Yau

Cannix Yau

Cannix joined the Post in 2014 after many years in journalism and some years working for legislators. She is interested in issues related to social justice and won SOPA's Excellence in Reporting Award in 2005.