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 SoMost 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
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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 SoMost 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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