Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan. Photo: SCMP Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong budget 2021-22: finance chief Paul Chan reserved on cash handouts, cites Covid-19 pandemic challenges

  • Financial secretary says he expects first half of new year to remain challenging, with 2020 figures on track for a full annual economic contraction
  • He also doubles down on news that hard-hit residents will not be able to access pension funds early

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan. Photo: SCMP Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan. Photo: SCMP
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