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Early Problems

Lawrence W. R. Mills

in Protecting Free Trade

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083985
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209084 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.003.0002
Early Problems

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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

Chapter.  3665 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management

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