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Protecting Free TradeThe Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97$
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Lawrence Mills

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789888083985

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.001.0001

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Early Problems

Early Problems

(p.5) Chapter One Early Problems
Protecting Free Trade

Lawrence W. R. Mills

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter introduces Hong Kong in the aftermath of World War II – a time of upheaval, reconstruction and industrialisation. The author recalls his early years as an executive officer in the colonial government’s Commerce and Industry Department in the late 1950s. The chapter discusses small-scale industry and entrepreneurialism in the 1950s and 1960s.

Keywords:   Hong Kong, Entrepreneurialism, Industrialization, Trade, World War II, Reconstruction, Government

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