The consumption voucher scheme is designed to accelerate the city’s economic recovery during the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
The consumption voucher scheme is designed to accelerate the city’s economic recovery during the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong finance chief urged to roll out fresh round of consumption vouchers to ease pressure on economy, labour market

  • Lawmakers say scheme was successful in boosting local consumption, call on Financial Secretary Paul Chan to hand out more vouchers of up to HK$10,000 each to eligible residents
  • Finance chief also warns of uncertainties in wake of recent Omicron outbreak, but says economy ‘should stay on a growth track in 2022’ if city manages to keep pandemic at bay

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The consumption voucher scheme is designed to accelerate the city’s economic recovery during the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
The consumption voucher scheme is designed to accelerate the city’s economic recovery during the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
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