Economy

Hong Kong’s population slips 1.2% in mid-2021

There are now 7.39 million individuals in the city.

Hong Kong’s population slips 1.2% in mid-2021

There are now 7.39 million individuals in the city.

Businesses sustain optimism in July: C&SD

This is driven by the “vibrant” external demand and stabilised COVID-19 situation in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong’s recovery likely to remain moderate, gradual in H2

The strict COVID-19 measures are expected to dampen the city’s economic growth.

How SG firms can tap GBA opportunities via Hong Kong

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the city is an “ideal gateway” for businesses.

Hong Kong’s economic growth slows down as border control remains

The city’s GDP expanded by 7.5% in the second quarter from 7.9% previously.

SMEs optimism hit 3-year high as economy rebounds

The overall SME leading business index rose to 46.6, the highest since Q3 2018.

Exchange Fund gains $102.7b in H1

Its total assets stood at $4.5t as of end-June.

HK hits back at US 'unfounded' national security law claims

The US has been critical of the law which, it deemed, had undermined Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Inflation rate picks up 0.7% in June

But at a slower pace compared to 1% in May.

Hong Kong’s economy likely to grow 9.8% in Q2: MS

This is thanks to a low base year and growing external demand.

More Hong Kong businesses optimistic for Q3: Survey

Around 17% expect the situation to improve against 11% that expect otherwise.

HKEX raises the bar on profit requirements

The regulatory body also plans to keep a watchful eye on IPO-related malpractices.

Hong Kong to remain attractive to M&A

The US-China tensions made HK particularly attractive to Chinese companies, report says.

Hong Kong sees over 56,000 new local firms in H1

The number of new local companies in the city is 11% higher than the last six months.

SMEs sentiments improve despite staying cautious 

The diffusion index on business receipts inched up to 45.1 in June.

Hong Kong leads race to 'normalcy'

With a score of 96%, Hong Kong is the closest out of 50 areas to pre-pandemic normal.

Wealthy Hong Kongers to reach 831,000 by 2025

The global number of millionaires could go over 84 million in the next five years.