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Wide range of initiatives announced
at Policy Address
Hong Kong Chief Executive C. Y. Leung announced a range of initiatives in the 2016 Policy Address to develop Hong Kong's economy, support innovation and technology, and improve health care and people's livelihood.

Hong Kong ranked world's
freest economy for 22 years
The 2016 Index of Economic Freedom Report, released by the US-based Heritage Foundation in Washington DC on February 1, ranked Hong Kong the world's freest economy – for the 22nd consecutive year.

IMF reaffirms support for Hong Kong's fiscal, financial policies
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reaffirmed its strong support for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's proactive fiscal policy, robust regulatory regime for the financial system, and demand-side management measures for the property market.

Festival celebrates dramatic growth of business start-ups
Thousands of start-ups, investors and business leaders took part in the StartmeupHK Festival 2016 (January 23-30) to exchange views on the next wave of growth in the Internet of things, financial technology, health technology and data analytics.

Hong Kong regains top ranking
for IPOs
Hong Kong regained the top spot as the world's leading stock exchange for IPOs in terms of capital raised since 2011.

Former Hong Kong journalists share memories at NYC event
The first "Hong Kong Night" at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY) on December 8 was a trip down memory lane for most of the 30 journalists who attended.


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