HONG KONG — Is a gateway still a gateway if no one goes in or out of it?
For more than a century, this city has served as a commercial gateway to China, a home base to trading companies that matched up foreign customers with Chinese suppliers. But since the SARS outbreak was discovered here in March, Hong Kong’s merchants have faced a knotty problem: Their customers are unwilling to come to see them and in some cases they’ve been told that they’re not welcome to travel to visit their customers.
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