Hong Kong unemployment figures were published on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong unemployment figures were published on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong unemployment figures were published on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong unemployment rate remains at 16-year high of 6.4 per cent as effects of coronavirus pandemic continue to be felt

  • Labour chief Law Chi-kwong expects the jobs market to remain under pressure in the near term
  • Economists believe rate will continue to climb, arguing the latest three-month jobless rate cannot fully reflect the seriousness of the problem

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Hong Kong unemployment figures were published on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong unemployment figures were published on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong unemployment figures were published on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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