Carmen Cano de Lasala, the head of the European Union office to Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Carmen Cano de Lasala, the head of the European Union office to Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Jonathan Wong

National security law tarnishes Hong Kong’s image and leaves European Union firms revisiting plans, bloc’s envoy says

  • As she wraps up her four-year posting, Carmen Cano de Lasala warns the city’s attractiveness to businesses has suffered
  • The 1,600 EU firms based in Hong Kong count on the rule of law and free flow of information, she says