The massive protests against Hong Kong’s proposed anti-extradition bill to China have spooked some in the business community. Photo: Winson Wong The massive protests against Hong Kong’s proposed anti-extradition bill to China have spooked some in the business community. Photo: Winson Wong
The massive protests against Hong Kong’s proposed anti-extradition bill to China have spooked some in the business community. Photo: Winson Wong
Tom Holland
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Tom Holland

Hong Kong extradition protests: ‘one country, two systems’ is good for business – and for Beijing

  • Never mind the naysayers, there are reasons to be optimistic about Hong Kong’s future as the locus of choice for international business in East Asia
  • Not least of them is that its special status allows Beijing to do all the trade-related things it cannot or will not do for itself, writes Tom Holland

The massive protests against Hong Kong’s proposed anti-extradition bill to China have spooked some in the business community. Photo: Winson Wong The massive protests against Hong Kong’s proposed anti-extradition bill to China have spooked some in the business community. Photo: Winson Wong
The massive protests against Hong Kong’s proposed anti-extradition bill to China have spooked some in the business community. Photo: Winson Wong
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Tom Holland

Tom Holland

Tom Holland is a former SCMP staffer who has been writing about Asian affairs for more than 25 years