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Hong Kong"s economy

an introductory macroeconomic analysis

by Gavin Peebles

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGavin Peebles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC470.3 .P44 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2528343M
      ISBN 100195842278
      LC Control Number88003676


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Mighty Current’s co. Hong Kong, many fear, is destined to become just another Chinese city—and they do not have their own currencies. Even if it remains semi-detached politically, its economy is increasingly. s - Hong Kong is established as an "Asian Tiger" - one of the region's economic powerhouses - with a thriving economy based on high-technology industries.

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