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Hong Kong Government's economic relief package (27 Apr 2003)


Discusses the government's SARS relief package and its effectiveness. While Stephen Cheung Yan-leung (Chair Professor, Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong) expresses doubt about the usefulness of the rescue package, both Tommy Cheung Yu-yan (Legislator, Catering Constituency) and Ronnie Ho (Acting Chairman, Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong) welcome the relief measures, most of which are in line with their sectors' recommendations. Different comments are made on the loan guarantee scheme and salary tax rebate. Also unveils the travel industry's plan to launch a self-help campaign to encourage local spending.

Publish Date: 
Sunday, April 27, 2003
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