Retail sales figures for June are expected to improve from the three months prior, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan hinted on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong
Retail sales figures for June are expected to improve from the three months prior, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan hinted on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong

Battered by Covid-19 third wave and US-China showdown, Hong Kong recovery could take longer than expected: finance chief

  • But while road ahead is filled with uncertainty, Paul Chan sees glimmers of hope, including expected improvement in June retail sales
  • The financial secretary also called on landlords, particularly those accepting anti-epidemic funds, to lower rents in spirit of ‘social responsibility’

Retail sales figures for June are expected to improve from the three months prior, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan hinted on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong
Retail sales figures for June are expected to improve from the three months prior, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan hinted on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong
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