South Korea's duty-free stores soared 71.4% in sales, while Chinese tourists soared 60.9%

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South Korea's duty-free stores soared 71.4% in sales, while Chinese tourists soared 60.9%

2018-05-28 11:00:28 159 ℃

[ Summary ] The number of foreign tourists visiting Korea in April was 1,313,709, which was a year-on-year increase of 23.8%, of which Chinese tourists increased by 60.9% year-on-year.

South Korea's "Asian Economy" news, South Korea's Duty Free Association Association released data on the 24th, South Korea's domestic duty-free shops last month sales of $ 1.5224 billion, an increase of 71.4%, last month, foreign tourists in the duty-free shops The per capita purchase amount was 747 US dollars, an increase of 26.4% over the same period of last year.

Korea Tourism Development Board also released data on the same day. In April, foreign tourists to Korea reached 1,313,709 person-times, an increase of 23.8% year-on-year, of which Chinese tourists increased by 60.9% year-on-year. Thanks to the ease of the peninsula situation and the promotion of the Japanese Golden Week holiday, visitors to South Korea and South Korea last month saw double-digit increases again after more than one year. Except for Chinese and Japanese tourists, tourists from South Asia, the Middle East and other countries visited South Korea increased by 13.9% year-on-year.

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