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Hong Kong Book Fair draws to a close with total of 830,000 visitors; publishers report mixed sales

The Hong Kong Book Fair, one of the world’s largest, drew to a close on Tuesday after attracting 830,000 visitors in total, although publishers reported sales were mixed.Social-distancing rules to control the spread of Covid-19 had limited capacity at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai to just 85 per cent of the maximum.Attendance at the week-long event was down 17 per cent compared to the last time it was held in 2019, when a million people turned out. The event was cancelled…

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