HK loses HK$600 billion due to pandemic

The Standard

20 Jun 2021

Hong Kong already lost HK$600 billion under the pandemic, and its economy can hardly recover if vaccination progress remains sluggish and border restrictions cannot be lifted, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce chief executive George Leung Siu-kay said.

It is a win-win for the business sector to launch vaccine lotteries, which can help citizens resume some of their social activities and to help boost the economy, Leung said after his chamber announced a vaccine lottery with prizes worth more than HK$30 million last week.


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