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ITB: Hong Kong's economic future

October 3rd, 2014

Episode 40 of 836 episodes

Many regard Hong Kong as China's bridge to the wider global economy, but is that still the case now that Hong Kong's economy is dwarfed by that of its giant neighbour? Economically and financially, how much does Hong Kong still matter to China these days? Joining the discussion are Hong Kong-based independent economist Andy Xie, Jonathan Fenby, director of the China team at consultants Trusted Sources, Dr. Enze Han, senior lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, and Joyce Man, a writer and blogger from Hong Kong. Plus, our resident columnist Colm O'Regan wonders if there is ever a right economic time to leave your home country

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