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S Korea's duty free shop sales take a hit from Mers

Large numbers of overseas visitors are cancelling trips to South Korea as Mers has killed nine people there and the number of confirmed cases rose to 108.


LOTTE Duty Free, South Korea's largest operator of duty-free shops, expects revenue to decline this month as the spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) damps visitor arrivals in the country.

Sales may have declined about 10 per cent so far this month at the company...

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