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Jan 29, 2022 10:00 AM
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Weekend Long Read: Why Solving U.S.-Listed Chinese Stocks’ VIE Issue Can Get Hong Kong Out of the Doldrums

Hong Kong International Terminal in December. Photo: VCG
Hong Kong International Terminal in December. Photo: VCG

My recent article on whether Hong Kong is ready for Chinese tech stocks exiled from New York has triggered heated debate. This time I’d like to continue the topic about Hong Kong, which involves national security, the city’s stock market, and the variable interest entity (VIE) ownership structure widely used by Chinese tech companies listed in the U.S.

First, let’s look at the logic and general knowledge behind some recent developments.

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