The Hong Kong head of government, Carrie Lam, has condemned the U.S. legislation in support of the protesters in the special administrative region and the loss of trust of the company in the financial centre warned. Lam told reporters that the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act", the last week in the US law was added, "completely unnecessary" is.
"Because the companies are concerned about the measures that could be taken by the U.S. government in the future, this is currently on the trust," said Lam. The former British colony has been struggling with its first recession in a decade. The unrest is scaring off tourists and the retail sector have sales to plummet. Lam announced a new round of relief measures to the ailing economy of the city boost.
Lam did not indicate what additional measures would be taken to stimulate economic activity. She said that Details would be announced at short notice. The government had previously offered a relief of about $ 2.7 billion to support the economy, in particular in the transport, tourism and retail sector.
further bad news for the economy is that China has banned as a retaliation for the US legislation on Monday, U.S. military ships and aircraft to visit Hong Kong – a regular rest and recreation stop for the soldiers of the US military. (sda)
Created: 03.12.2019, 11:26 PM