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HK entrepreneur finds opportunity in city’s darkest moment

Since Hong Kong was established as a British colony in 1842, commerce has been its lifeblood and its fortunes were built by a number of high-profile entrepreneurs, such as Asia richest man Li Ka-shing.

In many cases, they arrived from warn-torn China with nothing and created billion-dollar businesses from scratch.

Today the territory is part of China and acts as a gateway to its low-cost factories and increasingly rich consumers. With its low taxes and light regulation, Hong Kong ranks second in the World Bank’s "ease of doing business survey", and has been deemed the world’s freest economy for the past 18 years by the Heritage Foundation.
 

(Source: BBC News)