A crowded street in Mong Kok shortly after the government eased social-distancing rules in mid-February. Photo: Sam Tsang A crowded street in Mong Kok shortly after the government eased social-distancing rules in mid-February. Photo: Sam Tsang
A crowded street in Mong Kok shortly after the government eased social-distancing rules in mid-February. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong economy grows 7.9 per cent in first quarter, higher than projected

  • Finalised data shows gross domestic product has risen slightly above expectations, as government economist paints optimistic full-year picture
  • First quarter of 2021 was marked by easing of coronavirus crisis and more freedom to socialise at restaurants and other businesses

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A crowded street in Mong Kok shortly after the government eased social-distancing rules in mid-February. Photo: Sam Tsang A crowded street in Mong Kok shortly after the government eased social-distancing rules in mid-February. Photo: Sam Tsang
A crowded street in Mong Kok shortly after the government eased social-distancing rules in mid-February. Photo: Sam Tsang
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