20 years since HK's return to China in numbers
Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China. Since 1997, plenty has changed – the city’s architecture, its local economy and residents.
Below are 10 numbers that reflect the change Hong Kong has undergone in the past two decades:
CGTN’s commentator Xia Jixuan said the economic development of Hong Kong in the past 20 years has been the result of the "One Country, Two Systems” policy. Although Hong Kong’s GDP accounts for a small proportion of the Chinese mainland’s, it benefits from the rapid economic growth of China and remains in an upward trend.