The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan (“Mr Chan”), presented his first budget of the current-term Government to the Legislative Council on 28 February 2018.
The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, presented the last budget of the current term government to the Legislative Council on 22 February 2017. As anticipated, the Government once again recorded a much higher surplus than its previous estimate. The revised estimate surplus for 2016-17 is HK$92.8 billion as compared to the original estimate of HK$11.4 billion. This is mainly due to the increase in revenue from land sales and stamp duty.
The Financial Secretary, Mr John Tsang, presented his ninth and probably the last government budget to Legislative Council on 24 February 2016.
On 25 February 2015, Mr John Tsang delivered his eighth government budget since he became the Financial Secretary.
The Financial Secretary, Mr. John Tsang delivered his 2014-2015 budget speech for the government on 26 February 2014. The theme of this year’s budget is “Competiveness”.
The Financial Secretary, Mr. John Tsang delivered his first budget speech for the new government on 27 February 2013. He opened his speech by referring to the first policy address announced by the Chief Executive, Mr. Leung Chun Ying in January 2013.
The Financial Secretary, Mr. John Tsang presented his fifth budget, which is also the last budget of the current-term Government to the Legislative Council today.
In delivering his fourth budget speech today, the Financial Secretary Mr. John Tsang remarked that our economy has fully recovered after we have been fighting back against the financial tsunami for the past three years.