Hong Kong can drop its consumption voucher scheme as it returns to normality, an economist has said. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong can drop its consumption voucher scheme as it returns to normality, an economist has said. Photo: Sam Tsang

Consumption vouchers again for Hong Kong? Won’t help revive economy, say experts

  • Finance minister Paul Chan has yet to decide whether to issue fresh round of consumption vouchers, with this year’s budget to be delivered on February 22
  • Economist Simon Lee says some voucher recipients likely to use handouts to cover daily costs and saving up own cash for travel

Hong Kong can drop its consumption voucher scheme as it returns to normality, an economist has said. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong can drop its consumption voucher scheme as it returns to normality, an economist has said. Photo: Sam Tsang
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