Visitors were more interested in cosmetics and medicines than big-ticket items. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong retail sales jump 8.8 per cent to US$62.2 billion in 2018 but industry body warns US-China trade war may mean leaner times are ahead

  • Five months recorded strong double-digit growth in the first half but the figure for December was almost flat
  • Hong Kong Retail Management Association says trade war has affected mainland China’s economy and consumers’ spending power
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Visitors were more interested in cosmetics and medicines than big-ticket items. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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