In the short term there are many reasons to be positive. Every major sector is now talking optimistically about prospects for the rest of the year and planning for expansion, better revenues, and the creation of new jobs.
Indeed, the SCMP/admanGo report, which tracks job vacancies advertised in the seven recruitment publications in Hong Kong, already reflects a solid increase in hiring. It shows 33,430 positions on offer in the first quarter, marking a 22.8 per cent increase from the 27,228 vacancies of last year's final quarter. This also represents a ju