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 WongRetail 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’

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
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 WongRetail 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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