Hong Kong’s trade eyes uncertain future

Hong Kong’s trade eyes uncertain future

Jo Lusby is co-founder of Pixie B Ltd, a consultancy and agency based in Hong Kong. She previously ran the Penguin Random House business in North Asia, and has lived in the region for the past 25 years.

It is probably fair to say that 2020 hasn’t gone to plan for anyone. In Hong Kong, the arrival of Covid-19 in January followed a difficult year in which mass protests and running battles between police and pro-democracy campaigners brought large parts of the city to a standstill.

Then on the eve of the 1st July public holiday to mark the handover of Hong Kong to China, a new National Secur...

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