A government economist has warned the city’s unemployment rate for October-December would only go up from the three months’ prior. Photo: Roy Issa A government economist has warned the city’s unemployment rate for October-December would only go up from the three months’ prior. Photo: Roy Issa
A government economist has warned the city’s unemployment rate for October-December would only go up from the three months’ prior. Photo: Roy Issa
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With businesses hammered by social-distancing measures, Hong Kong unemployment rate to rise again: government economist

  • But while further Covid-19 relief measures can be expected in next month’s budget address, they will be of the targeted variety, says Andrew Au
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A government economist has warned the city’s unemployment rate for October-December would only go up from the three months’ prior. Photo: Roy Issa A government economist has warned the city’s unemployment rate for October-December would only go up from the three months’ prior. Photo: Roy Issa
A government economist has warned the city’s unemployment rate for October-December would only go up from the three months’ prior. Photo: Roy Issa
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