04 March 2020 – Food stall subsidy schemes open for applications

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department

Overview: The Food Licence Holders Subsidy Scheme and the Licensed Hawkers Subsidy Scheme under the Anti-epidemic Fund will open for applications from March 5
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/03/20200304/20200304_174706_010.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: The Government established the two schemes under the fund to provide financial support to the food business sector and licensed hawkers hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak.