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Efforts continue to contain virus and support businesses

Director of HKETONY Joanne Chu highlighted the measures Hong Kong has implemented in flattening the curve during the first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak earlier this year along with the additional actions taken to contain the viral outbreak as the city sees a second wave of the outbreak. These include the implementation of social distancing measures along with the universal practice of personal hygiene and wearing masks. Speaking at the April 8 webinar organized by the Hong Kong Association of New York (HKANY), Ms Chu also spoke about the economic measures the Hong Kong SAR Government has rolled out to help residents and businesses, including the US$17.6 billion package to help businesses stay afloat and keep workers employed.

Director, New York at Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Anna Fan said the HKTDC continues to support businesses and trade during this difficult time. She highlighted the various research materials and resources that are available, including its Marketplace App and online resource . Bloomberg columnist Daniel Moss gave an overview of the impact of the outbreak on the region’s economy, with breakdowns on the individual economies. President of HKANY Donald Moore moderated the webinar session.








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