Economy

Unemployment rate stands at 3%

There were 113,700 unemployed people from February and April.
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Unemployment rate stands at 3%

There were 113,700 unemployed people from February and April.
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Hong Kong and Peru finalise FTA, signing planned for this year

The agreement will cover trade in goods, services, and investments.
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Service exports drive HK's 2.7% GDP growth in 1Q24

Exports of services grew 8.4% YoY.
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Enhanced bill for social workers unveiled

It is set for first and second readings in LegCo on 22 May. 
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Hong Kong funeral industry embraces green burials

Rising demand for sustainable funeral practices shapes the market.
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Gov’t urged to reform Social Workers Registration Board governance

The board’s current operations are allegedly deviating from its legal obligations.

China and Hong Kong announce new swap connect measures

It will expand product choices under Swap Connect, improve efficiency, and reduce participation costs.

HK’s economic growth to moderate to 2.5% in 2024: S&P Global

The per capita real GDP is forecasted to rise by 2.2% annually during 2025 to 2027.

Gov’t to cut taxes on salaries and profit for FY23-24

In FY2023-24, the government sent out 2.44 million tax returns.

Hong Kong and Shanghai strengthen ties across various sectors

Some areas of collaboration include the Belt and Road development and business investment, innovation and technology, digital economy, finance, and...

Hong Kong aims to lead in IP trading

Key initiatives include recruiting diverse patent examiners and introducing a "patent box" tax incentive.

Hong Kong pledges to drive APEC and ABAC goals

CE Lee said HK is eager to collaborate with ABAC firms.

Consumer prices rise slightly in March

Prices rose 2%, higher than the average 1.9% increase for January and February.

Hong Kong to boost green and digital cooperation with Singapore

Singapore is Hong Kong's largest trading partner in SEA.

Hong Kong's growth dips amidst high policy rates

The expansion will be driven by the recovery of tourism, and consumer spending.