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Hong Kong unemployment set to continue falling but ‘hard times’ are ahead, finance secretary says




Hong Kong unemployment is expected to continue falling but the city is not yet out of the woods and wider Covid-19 vaccination uptake is needed to improve the economic outlook, the finance chief has said.Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po said on Sunday that jobless figures for April to June, to be announced on Tuesday, were set to return to the levels of more than a year ago, after dropping from a 7.2 per cent high at the beginning of 2021 to 6 per cent in May.Hong Kong retail sales up 10.5…



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