The monthly pay packets of Hongkongers are being squeezed by the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing impact of the anti-government protests. Photo: Winson Wong
The monthly pay packets of Hongkongers are being squeezed by the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing impact of the anti-government protests. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong wages could drop 20 per cent in 2020 for city blighted by coronavirus pandemic, impact of anti-government protests

  • Pay packets could shrink from HK$18,200 (US$2,350) monthly median to HK$14,000, experts warn
  • Official figures published on Monday and predating full impact of political and health crises show 3.8 per cent wage rise

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The monthly pay packets of Hongkongers are being squeezed by the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing impact of the anti-government protests. Photo: Winson Wong
The monthly pay packets of Hongkongers are being squeezed by the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing impact of the anti-government protests. Photo: Winson Wong
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