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  1. Hong Kong By Emile Okada

  2. Historical importance of coast • Occupied by the British • Occupied by the Japanese • More accessible to foreign trade • Import • Export • Transportation by sea

  3. Trade with Britain • Exported • Tea – up to 13600 tons by 1830 • Imported • Luxury items e.g. clocks, watches and musical boxes • Silver • Opium

  4. Settlements

  5. Population 7 million 6.7 million 5.7 million 5 million 3.9 million 3 million 1980 1960 1970 1990 2000 2010

  6. Modern Hong Kong

  7. Resorts

  8. Industry

  9. Reclamations of the coast

  10. Environmental issues

  11. Marine debris and pollution • 30 000 kilos of debris from the coastline was cleaned in 2009 • Pollution in water killing the threatened Pink Dolphin

  12. Future issues

  13. Tropical cyclones