People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : 2019 Article IV Consultation Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement and Statement by the Executive Director for the People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publication Date:

December 30, 2019

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Hong Kong SAR economy has been hit hard by both external and domestic shocks and fell into a technical recession in the third quarter. The economy is projected to start recovering next year, but the pace is expected to be gradual and both near- and medium-term risks have increased significantly, including from trade and technology tensions, ongoing social unrest, and structural challenges of insufficient housing supply and high income inequality.

Series:

Country Report No. 19/394

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 30, 2019

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513524627/1934-7685

Stock No:

1HKGEA2019003

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

89

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