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Hong Kong restaurant receipts up whopping 44 per cent year on year in third quarter

Hong Kong restaurant receipts in the third quarter of 2021 were up a whopping 43.8 per cent year on year, the largest jump on record, with the government attributing the increase to its HK$36 billion (US$4.6 billion) consumption voucher scheme and a lull in the Covid-19 pandemic.Restaurants took in HK$24.5 billion between July and September, according to provisional figures released on Thursday by the Census and Statistics Department, a significant improvement on the HK$17 billion in revenue…

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