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Hong Kong retail sales fell at faster pace in June amid mass protests

Hong Kong retail sales, a key part of the city’s economy, felt a growing impact in June from mass protests, government data showed on Thursday.

The government said June retail sales dropped 6.7 per cent in value from a year earlier, the biggest decline since February, to HK$35.2 billion, a fifth consecutive month of declines, as local consumer sentiment turned cautious and growth in visitor arrivals . . .

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