The consumption voucher scheme has proved popular. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The consumption voucher scheme has proved popular. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Consumption vouchers: Hong Kong scheme extended to give non-PR residents, foreign students and ‘talents’ HK$5,000 handout

  • No minimum period of stay for non-permanent residents required for eligibility, but they will only receive HK$5,000 (US$637) in total
  • Scheme covers an extra 300,000 people and will increase cost to government by more than HK$1 billion (US$127 million)

The consumption voucher scheme has proved popular. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The consumption voucher scheme has proved popular. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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