Gold jewellery sales surged by more than 30% this year in Hong Kong, with the return of weddings and other celebrations after Covid-19 receded and social distancing measures were relaxed, SCMP said, citing industry players.
The rise in sales comes after two years of contraction. Gold jewellery sales fell by 80% last year, as the pandemic disrupted countless weddings, which are key drivers of demand. In 2019, sales fell 40% amid the city’s social unrest, the report said.
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