For many Hongkongers the HK$5,000 consumption coupons offered by the government to boost spending were better than nothing. Photo: AFP
For many Hongkongers the HK$5,000 consumption coupons offered by the government to boost spending were better than nothing. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong budget 2021-22: ‘better than nothing’ but cash handouts would have been best, residents say

  • Many residents feel the HK$5,000 coupons offered by the government are of some help, though they would have preferred cash over digital vouchers
  • Some also find the increase in equity trading stamp duty acceptable, and believe raising registration tax for cars will be good for the environment

For many Hongkongers the HK$5,000 consumption coupons offered by the government to boost spending were better than nothing. Photo: AFP
For many Hongkongers the HK$5,000 consumption coupons offered by the government to boost spending were better than nothing. Photo: AFP
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