Hong Kong has been in the throes of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong has been in the throes of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong has been in the throes of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong jobless rate to fall further, but full economic recovery hinges on Covid-19 vaccination, reopening borders: finance chief Paul Chan

  • Financial secretary’s blog post comes as the city confirms no new coronavirus cases for Sunday
  • Chan says the latest unemployment rate could return to levels from a year ago, at about 5.9 to 6.2 per cent, down from the 6.4 per cent mark in last announcement

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Hong Kong has been in the throes of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong has been in the throes of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong has been in the throes of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felix Wong
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