The future of Hong Kong’s economic relations with the US is deeply uncertain after the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration on the city’s autonomy. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong IT sector braces for potential loss of city’s special trading status with US

  • Industry figures fear the worst if US imposes trade tariffs, technology transfer restrictions and other policy changes
  • Washington no longer considers Hong Kong an autonomous part of China, threatening its preferential economic treatment of the city
Topic |   Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui)
The future of Hong Kong’s economic relations with the US is deeply uncertain after the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration on the city’s autonomy. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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