Retail sales tend to show greater volatility in the first two months of a year, the government says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong retail sales jump 7 per cent in January to HK$48 billion, defying predictions of doom and gloom from US-China trade war

  • Some 5.54 million mainland Chinese visitors poured into the city for the best January on record
  • Government, however, says seasonal factors distorted figures, with Lunar New Year starting earlier
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Retail sales tend to show greater volatility in the first two months of a year, the government says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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