The rapidly developing events in Hong Kong can potentially change its global economic prominence if China feels compelled to intervene directly to establish "law & order" in the former British colony. Please find below published articles that articulate these unique dynamics:

For comparison purposes The Dragon's New Crowd Control Playbook an article that was published on my blog on 6 October 2014 discussed the Hong Kong law enforcement tactics with protestors under a far different scenario than in 2019.