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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong tourist economy suffers as protests rage on

Recessionary fears grow as retailers, hoteliers and airlines suffer from declining arrivals

Anti-extradition bill protesters use trolleys to stop passengers from entering the security gates during a mass demonstration at Hong Kong International Airport on Aug.13.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- New data released Friday underscored how Hong Kong's continuing anti-government protests are affecting the city's tourism, hotel and retail sectors, adding to expectations that the economy is entering a recession.

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