Hong Kong and The Belt and Road: The future doesn’t lie in things we used to do or that government wants us to do, so Belt and Road is a non-starter and middleman is out

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The future doesn’t lie in things we used to do or that government wants us to do, so Belt and Road is a non-starter and middleman is out

By Jake Van Der Kamp
South China Morning Post

In a rare interview, Victor Fung Kwok-king, a respected businessman … told the Post “Hong Kong needs to work very hard on its traditional role of being a middleman between the West and the mainland in order to grab the business opportunities from the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ ”.

Let’s get something straight right away about this Belt and Road business. It still has some mileage left in it for political bluster and toadying but otherwise it’s a dead…

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