People Carrying Goods from Hong Kong Sees Strong Demand
Shuike or people who are paid to carry goods from Hong Kong to Shenzhen is seeing a robust demand before the Spring Festival for a wide range of good coming from Hong Kong. Among the popular good being brought in by these Shuike are imported foods and electronic products. Normally goods sold in Hong Kong is of higher quality an sold cheaper that mainland goods. Shuike don’t declare these goods to custom officer to avoid paying import duties.
Since last week Shuike have been appearing in small groups in Putian Road each day where the road is only 5 minutes away from Futian. They can be seen pushing either strollers or hand carts that are filled with goods like diapers and food. A reporter third to see how these people operate and got the chance to see when he took their pictures and said each of them carrying backpacks and looked like an ordinary tourist
While a lot of travelers think that shuike contributes to the traffic congestion and those from Hong Kong in regards to traffic social order and daily living. Hong Kong also took it to them to crackdown in shuike as part of their effort to dampen their popularity.