Hong Kong’s Swiss watch sellers are struggling because of the lack of Chinese tourists. Photo: Shutterstock Hong Kong’s Swiss watch sellers are struggling because of the lack of Chinese tourists. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong’s Swiss watch sellers are struggling because of the lack of Chinese tourists. Photo: Shutterstock
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Hong Kong luxury Swiss watch sales face an uncertain future, as stores await a tourism rebound and mainland Chinese customers spend money at home

  • Visitor numbers from mainland China to Hong Kong were hit by 2019 anti-government protests in the city and brought to a halt by the coronavirus pandemic that followed
  • Now luxury-watch market experts are split over whether stores’ biggest customers, high-spending tourists from the mainland, will ever return in the same numbers

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Hong Kong’s Swiss watch sellers are struggling because of the lack of Chinese tourists. Photo: Shutterstock Hong Kong’s Swiss watch sellers are struggling because of the lack of Chinese tourists. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong’s Swiss watch sellers are struggling because of the lack of Chinese tourists. Photo: Shutterstock
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