Ponto Final Article on Reopening of Borders (summary in English)

Key comments in Ponto Final article (in Portuguese) on reopening the borders between Macao and Guangdong province.


There is no question that the easing of GD restrictions is positive news, however, the extent by which it helps Macao depends on the answer to more questions. Among them are:

1. How fast and how much will Macao ramp up its testing capabilities?

2. Will transportation into Macao be able to meet the demand?

3. How many COVID-19 transmissions is Macao willing to put up with, given that it’s been more than 100 days since the last case a case INSIDE Macao?

4. How soon will other Chinese provinces and Hong Kong follow suit?