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Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo vendors bemoan crimped sales as Covid-19 rules limit crowds, take taste-testing off menu

One of Hong Kong’s biggest annual bazaars is back after a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic, but bargain hunters have been in short supply at some booths amid social-distancing rules that have limited visitor numbers.The 55th edition of the Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo, organised by the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong, returned to Victoria Park for the first time since 2019 on Saturday – but at 50 per cent its normal capacity.“First-day sales dropped about 30 to 40…

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