Shenzhen’s famous Dongmen shopping area. Plans to open a new duty-free area in the neighbouring city have sparked serious concern among Hong Kong retailers. Photo: Shutterstock Shenzhen’s famous Dongmen shopping area. Plans to open a new duty-free area in the neighbouring city have sparked serious concern among Hong Kong retailers. Photo: Shutterstock
Shenzhen’s famous Dongmen shopping area. Plans to open a new duty-free area in the neighbouring city have sparked serious concern among Hong Kong retailers. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong retailers get the shivers as Shenzhen explores idea for downtown duty-free zone to draw mainland shoppers

  • The big question is, why will mainlanders visit Hong Kong if prices are the same in Shenzhen?
  • Those less downbeat say visitors will keep coming as Hong Kong offers much more than shopping

Topic |   Greater Bay Area
Shenzhen’s famous Dongmen shopping area. Plans to open a new duty-free area in the neighbouring city have sparked serious concern among Hong Kong retailers. Photo: Shutterstock Shenzhen’s famous Dongmen shopping area. Plans to open a new duty-free area in the neighbouring city have sparked serious concern among Hong Kong retailers. Photo: Shutterstock
Shenzhen’s famous Dongmen shopping area. Plans to open a new duty-free area in the neighbouring city have sparked serious concern among Hong Kong retailers. Photo: Shutterstock
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