In view of the severe impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the first three rounds of the Anti-epidemic Fund implemented by the Government has provided financial support to the transport trades to help them cope with the operating pressure in the prevailing economic environment. In addition, the Government announced the provision of special further financial support under the Anti-epidemic Fund to the cross-boundary passenger transport trade on 5 August 2021. All related measures are as follows:

Cross-boundary coaches (including port shuttle buses) and cross-boundary hire cars

Franchised buses, local ferries and tramways

Taxis and public light buses

Non-franchised public buses, school private light buses, hire cars and goods vehicles

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Arrangements for subsidizing cross-boundary goods vehicle drivers to conduct nucleic acid test in Hong Kong