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HK$5,000 e-vouchers: repeating spending scheme next year ‘depends on Hong Kong’s financial strength’

A repeat next year of Hong Kong’s consumption voucher scheme to boost local spending will depend on the government’s financial strength, top officials have said, noting the ongoing initiative has had a positive impact on the economy and may further ease unemployment.Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po said on Sunday the stimulus effects of the first round of the HK$5,000 (US$642) in e-vouchers would be felt this month.A total of 6.93 million participants out of 7.2 million eligible people have…
A repeat next year of Hong Kong’s consumption voucher scheme to boost local spending will depend on the government’s financial strength, top officials have said, noting the ongoing initiative has had a positive impact on the economy and may further ease unemployment.Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po said on Sunday the stimulus effects of the first round of the HK$5,000 (US$642) in e-vouchers would be felt this month.A total of 6.93 million participants out of 7.2 million eligible people have…
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