Most border crossings with mainland China, including the Lo Wu Control Point (above), are closed to contain the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak that has infected more than 72,000 people in China and claimed over 1,860 lives. Photo: Edmond So
Most border crossings with mainland China, including the Lo Wu Control Point (above), are closed to contain the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak that has infected more than 72,000 people in China and claimed over 1,860 lives. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong’s retail sales could sink up to 50 per cent as city shuts out Chinese visitors amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Keith Wu Shiu-kee, CEO of Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust, says the impact of the outbreak on retail sales would be far worse than during the protests
  • Sunlight’s Sheung Shui Centre Shopping Arcade, close to the Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau border crossing near Shenzhen, has been hit the hardest

Most border crossings with mainland China, including the Lo Wu Control Point (above), are closed to contain the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak that has infected more than 72,000 people in China and claimed over 1,860 lives. Photo: Edmond So
Most border crossings with mainland China, including the Lo Wu Control Point (above), are closed to contain the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak that has infected more than 72,000 people in China and claimed over 1,860 lives. Photo: Edmond So
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