Hong Kong’s government has implemented roughly half a dozen new or amended property stamp duties since November, 2010. Photo: Roy Issa
Victoria Allan
Opinion

Opinion

Concrete Analysis by Victoria Allan

Hong Kong’s stamp duties have worked to stabilise the housing market, shielding us from speculative excess

Without administrative controls in the form of stamp duties, debt levels would be sky high, financing ineligibility would be rife and affordability would be worse than it is now

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Hong Kong’s government has implemented roughly half a dozen new or amended property stamp duties since November, 2010. Photo: Roy Issa
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