Less Hongkongers have bought gold jewellery this year as the pandemic has ruined wedding plans and other celebrations. Photo: Winson Wong Less Hongkongers have bought gold jewellery this year as the pandemic has ruined wedding plans and other celebrations. Photo: Winson Wong
Less Hongkongers have bought gold jewellery this year as the pandemic has ruined wedding plans and other celebrations. Photo: Winson Wong
Weddings

Gold jewellery sales down 80 per cent in Hong Kong this year as Covid-19 puts paid to weddings, birthday parties

  • The number of marriages in the first 10 months of 2020 fell 40 per cent, dulling demand for gold jewellery, a traditional Chinese gift for newlyweds
  • While jewellery sales have tanked, the price of the precious metal has gone through the roof as investors sought safety from myriad global uncertainties

Topic |   Weddings
Less Hongkongers have bought gold jewellery this year as the pandemic has ruined wedding plans and other celebrations. Photo: Winson Wong Less Hongkongers have bought gold jewellery this year as the pandemic has ruined wedding plans and other celebrations. Photo: Winson Wong
Less Hongkongers have bought gold jewellery this year as the pandemic has ruined wedding plans and other celebrations. Photo: Winson Wong
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