The government’s consumption voucher scheme, which is issuing HK$5,000 worth of vouchers to eligible residents, launched in August. Photo: Felix Wong
The government’s consumption voucher scheme, which is issuing HK$5,000 worth of vouchers to eligible residents, launched in August. Photo: Felix Wong
Retailing

Hong Kong retail sales surge 11.9 per cent in August, following launch of HK$5,000 e-voucher scheme

  • August sales across the city totalled HK$28.6 billion, according to official figures published on Thursday
  • Government attributes scale of the increase to its digital voucher scheme, a HK$36 billion drive to stimulate local spending which launched at start of August

The government’s consumption voucher scheme, which is issuing HK$5,000 worth of vouchers to eligible residents, launched in August. Photo: Felix Wong
The government’s consumption voucher scheme, which is issuing HK$5,000 worth of vouchers to eligible residents, launched in August. Photo: Felix Wong
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