The IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s annual rankings saw Hong Kong slide three places but maintain a spot on its global top five. Photo: AFPThe IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s annual rankings saw Hong Kong slide three places but maintain a spot on its global top five. Photo: AFP
The IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s annual rankings saw Hong Kong slide three places but maintain a spot on its global top five. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong maintains top 5 ranking but slides three spots in annual economic competitiveness report after year of protests

  • Local economy hurt not only by social unrest but knock-on effect of China’s economic issues, Switzerland-based IMD says in 2020 report
  • Singapore, Denmark, Switzerland and the Netherlands took top four slots, while effect of potential US sanctions going forward remains unknown
Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s annual rankings saw Hong Kong slide three places but maintain a spot on its global top five. Photo: AFPThe IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s annual rankings saw Hong Kong slide three places but maintain a spot on its global top five. Photo: AFP
The IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s annual rankings saw Hong Kong slide three places but maintain a spot on its global top five. Photo: AFP
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