HK Budget: Balancing Recovery With Fiscal Prudence
Gary Ng, APAC Economist, Natixis
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Hong Kong has been slower than other cities to recover from the pandemic, given the long running restrictions of China’s Covid zero policy. Many will be hoping that the latest Hong Kong budget aims can spur recovery momentum. However, the government has the tricky challenge of also reducing a high deficit that has built up over the past three years. Did this budget manage to thread the needle in terms of balancing between recovery and prudence? Gary Ng of Natixis gives us the budget highlights.
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Produced by: Sim Wie Boon
Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Chong Tjen San, Shazana Mokhtar
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Categories: international, economy
Tags: HK budget 2023, hong kong, post pandemic recovery,