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HK gold retailers overwhelmed by mainland shoppers

Updated: 2013-05-02 05:00
By Gao Changxin In Hong Kong ( China Daily)

HK gold retailers overwhelmed by mainland shoppers

A mainland shopper tries a 24-carat gold necklace in a jewelry store in Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district. Local and mostly mainland buyers have been crowding jewelry shops throughout Hong Kong in an attempt to grab a bargain during the May Day holiday. Bobby Yip / Reuters

Hong Kong retailers report they were swamped over the three-day May Day holiday by tens of thousands of mainlanders in search of one thing: cheap gold.

HK gold retailers overwhelmed by mainland shoppers

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