Paul McMahon, from Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce, said business was down 70% as a result of the parade.
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Anti-internment march: Shops closure had 'severe impact on trade'

11 August 2014 Last updated at 18:45 BST

The closure of shops in Belfast city centre during a republican anti-internment rally had a "severe impact on trade", a business leader has said.

The march began in the north of the city and passed through Belfast's main shopping district on Sunday afternoon.

BBC Newsline's Mark Simpson reports.

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