In 2018, Japan’s tourism revenue has soared. Chinese tourists have contributed 588.6 billion yen!

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In 2018, Japan’s tourism revenue has soared. Chinese tourists have contributed 588.6 billion yen!

2018-05-03 20:00:23 334 ℃

According to reports from the Japanese media on April 18, the Japan Tourism Administration stated on Wednesday that by March 2018, the number of foreign tourists to Japan had increased by 19.9% ​​compared with the same period of last year. As a result, tourism revenue increased significantly in the first three months. Chinese tourists contributed 588.6 billion yen (approximately RMB 39.2 billion).

According to relevant data, only in March, the number of foreign tourists reached 2.6079 million, a new monthly high. It is estimated that the number of tourists in 2018 will reach 30 million. In 2017, the number of foreign tourists traveling to Japan was 28.69 million.

In 2018, Japan’s tourism revenue has soared. Chinese tourists have contributed 588.6 billion yen!

Early in 2008, the Japanese tourism authority established With a goal, by 2020, the number of tourists to Japan will reach 20 million, but this goal has now far exceeded. Japan is one of the fastest growing countries in the world, with more than two-thirds of them coming from China and South Korea.

Because of the increase in the number of tourists, it also brings benefits to Japan's retail industry. A large part of the Chinese tourists who visit Japan travel for the purpose of shopping.

In 2018, Japan’s tourism revenue has soared. Chinese tourists have contributed 588.6 billion yen!

From January to March this year in foreign countries The tourism spending of tourists, mainly tourists from China and South Korea, increased tourism revenue in Japan by 17.2% over the same period of last year to 1.13 trillion yen (approximately RMB 66 billion).

The average consumption of each visitor increased by 0.6% to 148,891 yen (approximately RMB 8,716).

In three months, Chinese tourists consumed the most, amounting to 588.6 billion yen (approximately RMB 39.2 billion). South Koreans are 147.6 billion yen (about 8.6 billion yuan)

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Responsibility: Wang Jinshun