The external trading environment has turned even more austere lately, the government says. Photo: Roy Issa

Coronavirus: Hong Kong exports slump 12 per cent in first two months of year

  • Imports also drop 9.3 per cent, resulting in a visible trade deficit of HK$69.1 billion in the two-month period, Census and Statistics Department says
  • Underlying trend reflects ‘serious disruptions to regional trading and production activities caused by the Covid-19 outbreak’, government says
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
The external trading environment has turned even more austere lately, the government says. Photo: Roy Issa
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