Hong Kong is world’s freest economy yet again, but not for long, group behind rankings (...)

Hong Kong is world’s freest economy yet again, but not for long, group behind rankings warns

[South China Morning Post] - 09/14/2021

Hong Kong has been crowned the world’s freest economy yet again by the Canada-based Fraser Institute, but the organisation’s latest report has also warned that Beijing’s heavy hand will drag the city down in future rankings – an assertion local officials were quick to deny.The research body’s (...)


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