Quarantine putting international community off HK

RTHK

20 Aug 2021

In light of recent developments in the COVID-19 situation in Hong Kong, the Government has made sudden changes to quarantine requirements for residents flying into Hong Kong. On 19 August 2021, as The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, we felt it is our obligation to express our opinions in an open letter to the Hong Kong Government. Click here to view the full letter.


In response to our open letter, several media outlets have published articles covering the content of our letter.


An international business group has warned that Hong Kong's move to enhance quarantine as it attempts to keep out new strains of Covid-19 is leading some to question whether they can continue operating from the SAR at a time when much of the world is opening up travel.


In an open letter to Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Thursday, the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong urged the administration to set out a clear exit strategy from the pandemic, continue to step up its vaccination programme and relax quarantine rules for vaccinated arrivals.