The protests are made in general for a better life. But the street riots affect the Hong Kong economy.
The sales in Hong Kong turns down as the tourists are no more attracted by this destination.
After all who wants a destination which could ruin the holiday. Nobody.
The Hong Kong’s government announced that the economy has a negative growth of 3.2% in 3rd Q reported to the same period of 2018.
On Q2 of 2019, the Hong Kong economy contracted with 0.5%