RTTNews - Visitor arrivals into Macau declined 3.5% year-on-year in April to 1.86 million, the Statistics and Census Service or DSEC said Monday.

During the month, visitors arriving from Mainland China dropped 13.5% on an annual basis, while those coming from Taiwan and Malaysia fell 6.6% and 24.1% respectively in April. However, visitor arrivals increased 16.4% from Hong Kong, 5.6% from Thailand, 4.5% from the Philippines and 23.3% from Singapore.

During the first four months of the year, visitor arrivals dropped 8.1% from the corresponding period in the previous year.

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