The Hong Kong Trade Development Council in December forecast the city’s exports could fall by 2 per cent for the year, following a 4.1 per cent drop last year. Photo: Roy Issa The Hong Kong Trade Development Council in December forecast the city’s exports could fall by 2 per cent for the year, following a 4.1 per cent drop last year. Photo: Roy Issa
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council in December forecast the city’s exports could fall by 2 per cent for the year, following a 4.1 per cent drop last year. Photo: Roy Issa

Coronavirus: hit to Hong Kong exports may far surpass 2 per cent prediction

  • Official at city’s trade promotion body says exports for the year could fall by a figure in the low double digit figures
  • Smaller companies in the sector could be forced to lay off more people and shut down

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council in December forecast the city’s exports could fall by 2 per cent for the year, following a 4.1 per cent drop last year. Photo: Roy Issa The Hong Kong Trade Development Council in December forecast the city’s exports could fall by 2 per cent for the year, following a 4.1 per cent drop last year. Photo: Roy Issa
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council in December forecast the city’s exports could fall by 2 per cent for the year, following a 4.1 per cent drop last year. Photo: Roy Issa
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