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Hong Kong tourist arrivals and retail sales sank in July amid mass protests

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Hong Kong’s tourists arrivals and retail sales sank in July amid mass protests that have hurt consumer sentiment.

July tourist arrivals fell 4.8 per cent from a year earlier on year to 5.197 million, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board, the first decline since January 2018 and the biggest percentage drop since August 2016.  That's compared to 8.5 per cent growth in June. Mainland visitors fell 5.5 per cent in July, accounting for . . .

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