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Hong Kong retailers boosted by the rocky Beijing-Seoul relationship

Mainland tourists are flocking to the territory and shunning South Korea

Flagship stores of luxury retailers line the street in the commercial district of Central, Hong Kong. (Photo by Jennifer Lo)

HONG KONG Retail sales here started growing again in March, ending a two-year decline, as mainland Chinese tourists have been shunning South Korea to shop in the former British colony.

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