Social-distancing restrictions amid the pandemic have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s beleaguered food and drink industry. Photo: Dickson Lee Social-distancing restrictions amid the pandemic have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s beleaguered food and drink industry. Photo: Dickson Lee
Social-distancing restrictions amid the pandemic have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s beleaguered food and drink industry. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong restaurant earnings dive nearly 30 per cent in 2020 as pandemic batters business

  • Overall restaurant receipts for 2020 shrank to HK$79.4 billion from HK$112.5 billion in 2019 as social-distancing regulations hammered industry
  • In the fourth quarter of last year, earnings plunged 25.1 per cent to HK$19.5 billion from HK$26 billion a year ago

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Social-distancing restrictions amid the pandemic have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s beleaguered food and drink industry. Photo: Dickson Lee Social-distancing restrictions amid the pandemic have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s beleaguered food and drink industry. Photo: Dickson Lee
Social-distancing restrictions amid the pandemic have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s beleaguered food and drink industry. Photo: Dickson Lee
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