Coronavirus: Hong Kong retail sales rise 20 per cent in March, but sector’s recovery is losing (...)

Coronavirus: Hong Kong retail sales rise 20 per cent in March, but sector’s recovery is losing steam

[South China Morning Post] - 05/4/2021

Hong Kong’s retail rebound lost steam in March, posting a 20.1 per cent year-on-year increase that was significantly lower than February’s figure, despite the easing of Covid-19 social-distancing rules.Provisional figures released by the Census and Statistics Department on Tuesday showed retail (...)


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