As China’s economy slows, Hong Kong aims to rebuild its international image

Posted on AllSides October 10th, 2023
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REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Hundreds of executives, diplomats and foreign business chambers congregated at Hong Kong’s landmark M+ art museum over canapés and cocktails last month with a clear mission – reinvigorate appeal for the financial hub.

Anti-government protests in 2019, followed by Beijing’s swift imposition of a sweeping national security law in 2020 and three years of draconian COVID lockdowns prompted an exodus of tens of thousands of people from Hong Kong, taking a toll on its reputation and economy.

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