Jobless figures for April to June are poised to return to levels last seen in the first half of 2020, a senior minister says. Photo: Bloomberg Jobless figures for April to June are poised to return to levels last seen in the first half of 2020, a senior minister says. Photo: Bloomberg
Jobless figures for April to June are poised to return to levels last seen in the first half of 2020, a senior minister says. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong unemployment set to continue falling but ‘hard times’ are ahead, finance secretary says

  • Jobless figures for 2021’s second quarter expected to return to levels of more than a year ago, according to Paul Chan
  • But the financial secretary strikes cautious tone with several industries bracing for challenges ahead, many residents ‘under a lot of stress’

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Jobless figures for April to June are poised to return to levels last seen in the first half of 2020, a senior minister says. Photo: Bloomberg Jobless figures for April to June are poised to return to levels last seen in the first half of 2020, a senior minister says. Photo: Bloomberg
Jobless figures for April to June are poised to return to levels last seen in the first half of 2020, a senior minister says. Photo: Bloomberg
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