In the first half of 2017, the number of Chinese who went to Japan exceeded 3.282 million, showing an increase of 6.67%. Compared to the growth rate of more than 20% in the past two years, growth significantly slowed down.
Cross-border online shopping of South Korea products saw fast growth in 2016 with Chinese consumers the fastest.
The National Day holiday in China is the last holiday of the year and the longest one with 7 days starting on 1 October. China Railway is about to receive 110 million person trips during this year’s National Day holiday, an increase of 11.3% compared with 2015.
The number of China’s total outbound tourists has increased from 47.66 million in 2009 to 120 million in 2015; the growth rate was 12.1%. Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea the most popular destinations for Chinese travelers in 2016.
China millennials, also known as Generation Y or post-80s and post-90s by Chinese marketers, account for 25% of the total population and 73% of outbound tourists in China according to GfK.
Chinese Tax-Free Shopping spend dropped into negative growth falling -24% year-on-year in March 2016 according to last month’s Globe Shopper Report by Global Blue.
The number of Chinese tourists traveling abroad increased 19.5% YoY to 120 million in 2015 and the number was 13 times higher than that of 1998 according to China National Tourism Administration. Data of Feng Li & Fung Group Research Center showed that consumption of Chinese tourists totaled US$229 billion in 2015.
China had 109 million outbound tourists who spent a total amount of US$229 billion on shopping in 2015 according to GFK. China was the largest outbound country in the world.
The global duty-free market in 2015 is expected to reach US$59.8 billion, more than twice as much as it was 10 years ago according to BCG. The rise of low-cost carriers (LCC) has boosted overseas travel and increasing number of Chinese tourists has driven the rapid expansion of the Asian as well as the global market.
Female consumers aged between 30 and 39 years old in metropolis cities such as Beijing and Shanghai are the driving force of China’s cross-border online shopping market this year according to a survey conducted by the Voice of China.
China is the world’s largest outbound tourism market and consumption market. Basing on the report initiated by China and surveyed by the World Urban Tourism Federation (WTCF), a total of 109 million Chinese person-trips visited foreign countries in 2014, among which the ratio of women was higher than men by 17 percentage points. The post-80s […]
China “exports” the most number of students studying overseas in the world according to a UNSCO’s report. China and India, which have the most people in the world, also have the most students studying overseas in 2012.
According to data from China Tourism Academy, total revenue generated from China inbound tourism market reached $51.646 billion with an increase of 3.27% year on year, ranking 4th in the world, following America, France and Spain in 2013.
1688.com, the largest online B2B website under Alibaba Group and sourcing destinations of many Taobao sellers, is opening up to foreign suppliers with the addition of twenty four South Korean brands through Alibaba’s Direct From Overseas Markets program.