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Crisis-hit Hong Kong: China's gateway to the world
Hong Kong, Aug 15, 2019 (AFP) - China's economy has grown to dwarf Hong Kong's since 1997, but the mainland remains deeply dependent on the crisis-stricken city as its primary economic gateway to the world.
The global financial hub has been shaken by 10 weeks of pro-democracy protests which could have an impact worse than the 2008 global economic crisis, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned.
Such a downturn would also hit China, which re ...