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Should Hong Kong limit mainland visitors?

( Updated: 2015-03-02 08:19

Kathleen (China)

The parallel-goods traders and visitors staying in Hong Kong for less than one day should be blamed for soaring prices and shortages of daily necessities. The authorities must strike a balance targeting the parallel-goods traders and the policy change should focus on ways to limit the number of people spending less than a day in Hong Kong. Building more duty-free shops near the border could also be a good solution.

Should Hong Kong limit mainland visitors?

Visiting mainland Chinese families rest near an advertising hoarding in a Hong Kong shopping district, Feb 23. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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