Great Scots – Sir John James Cowperthwaite

A British Civil Servant and the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1961-1971.

He turned Hong Kong from one of the poorest places on Earth, to one of the wealthiest and most prosperous.

“Low Taxes, lax employment laws, absence of government debt and free trade, are the pillars of the Hong Kong experience of Economic Development.”

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