The Loh down on Hong Kong's forgotten sector

Christine Loh, former legislator, talks about Hong KongÆs forgotten sector û light manufacturing. Companies in this sector are small, good, and largely invisible.

FA Why did you start paying attention to the manufacturing sector in Hong Kong

Christine Loh There has been so much gloom surrounding Hong Kong for so long that every one forgets that Hong Kong companies are the leading lights, by global standards even, in several manufacturing sectors. I wanted to draw attention to Hong Kong's strength in this sector, and to counter the notion that Hong Kong is wholly built on a bubble economy.

You don't believe the growth of the last ten years has been a bubble, and therefore by definition, non-sustainable

That's exactly the sentiment I wanted to counter There was a bubble, of course, but it was confined to the property...

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