Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Wonton - Volume 4 Issue 10

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   HK2024-0036
Bite size local news, Post reports and activity summaries wrapped by ATO Hong Kong. In this issue: New York Wines Uncork Potential in Hong Kong; Over One Million Hong Kong Cross-border Trips Over Festival Weekend; InvestHK's Seminar Tells Foreign Investors About F&B Opportunities In GBA Via Hong Kong; Hong Kong To Consider More High-speed Sleeper Trains to Beijing, Shanghai; Nearly 80 Kindergartens Have Closed Down In Four Years Due To Low Fertility Rate; Catering Revenue Down By 30 Percent Over Tuen Ng Festival; Why Short-term Outlook For Hong Kong’s Retail Sector Remains Bleak; American Sam’s Club In Shenzhen Launches Online Shopping And Delivery For Hong Kong; Hong Kong Suspends Imports Of Poultry Meat And Products From Two U.S. Counties.

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