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The Financial Secretary Paul Chan presented his 2021-2022 Budget Speech to the Legislative Council on 24 February.

He was doing so against the backdrop of a pandemic-ravaged economy that has plunged into recession and depleted fiscal reserves, which have shrunk by nearly 30% over the year. The good news is that Hong Kong is launching a mass vaccination programme, which could be a game-changer in the battle against the virus. Can the latest Budget help Hong Kong find its footing after the coronavirus-induced recession? Has the FS done enough to help the economy become more resilient and competitive?

Join us on 9 March when Louis Kuijs, Head of Asia Economics at Oxford Economics; Heiwai Tang, Professor of Economics at the University of Hong Kong; Tony Miller, Chairman of the Chamber's Economic Policy Committee; and Alice Leung, Chairman of the Chamber's Taxation Committee, will share their insights on the Budget.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

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Louis Kuijs, Head of Asia Economics, Oxford Economics

Heiwai Tang, Professor of Economics, HKU Business School

Tony Miller, Chairman of the Chamber's Economic Policy Committee

Alice Leung, Chairman of the Chamber's Taxation Committee

Language English
Date and Time 2021/03/09 11:00 to 12:30
Venue This seminar will take place online
Media Open to media
Enquiries Judy Wong
Tel: 28231277
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
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