Finance minister Paul Chan envisions a future where Hong Kong plays a more central role to the global supply chain. Photo: Sam Tsang Finance minister Paul Chan envisions a future where Hong Kong plays a more central role to the global supply chain. Photo: Sam Tsang
Finance minister Paul Chan envisions a future where Hong Kong plays a more central role to the global supply chain. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: Hong Kong finance chief pushes for lead role in global supply chain, technology amid pandemic, but economists suggest city ill-suited for the task

  • As city records six new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Paul Chan urges adaptation to a landscape plagued by closed borders and geopolitical challenges
  • But Hong Kong’s existing strengths do not lend it to leadership roles in ‘global supply chain, capital chain and technological race’, economists say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Finance minister Paul Chan envisions a future where Hong Kong plays a more central role to the global supply chain. Photo: Sam Tsang Finance minister Paul Chan envisions a future where Hong Kong plays a more central role to the global supply chain. Photo: Sam Tsang
Finance minister Paul Chan envisions a future where Hong Kong plays a more central role to the global supply chain. Photo: Sam Tsang
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