The Canada-based Fraser Institute has warned that Hong Kong’s decades-long reign as the world’s freest economy may be coming to an end. Photo: Felix Wong The Canada-based Fraser Institute has warned that Hong Kong’s decades-long reign as the world’s freest economy may be coming to an end. Photo: Felix Wong
The Canada-based Fraser Institute has warned that Hong Kong’s decades-long reign as the world’s freest economy may be coming to an end. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong is world’s freest economy yet again, but not for long, group behind rankings warns

  • The city has been at the top of the annual rankings by the Canada-based Fraser Institute since its first economic freedom report in 1996
  • However, the organisation’s latest report warns Beijing’s heavy hand will drag the city down in future rankings – an assertion local officials deny

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The Canada-based Fraser Institute has warned that Hong Kong’s decades-long reign as the world’s freest economy may be coming to an end. Photo: Felix Wong The Canada-based Fraser Institute has warned that Hong Kong’s decades-long reign as the world’s freest economy may be coming to an end. Photo: Felix Wong
The Canada-based Fraser Institute has warned that Hong Kong’s decades-long reign as the world’s freest economy may be coming to an end. Photo: Felix Wong
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