Press "Enter" to skip to content

Hong Kong retail sales post biggest drop on record amid massive protests

CHECK THE WIRE FOR REAL-TIME NEWS UPDATES

Retail sales in Hong Kong tumbled 23 per cent in August from the same month last year to HK$29.4 billion (US$3.76 billion), showed data released by the Census and Statistics Department on Wednesday, sliding for the 7th consecutive month, amid the massive anti-government protests and the prolonged China-US trade war.

THE WIRE - the ONLY real-time financial news platform focused on China, with 24/7 continuous live updates

  • Daily Brief newsletters to get you prepared for every trading day
  • Don't Miss Christmas Offer!  Full subscription less than $0.5 a day! 

    FREE TRIAL cancel any time

    We highly value independence. We are solely funded by subscriptions from thousands of readers like you.  

    Already have an account? Sign In

    Top