Date
18 August 2017

China targets 3.19 trn yuan tourism income for 2014, paper says

China is aiming to achieve an 11 percent growth in tourism income at 3.19 trillion yuan (US$526.91 billion) in 2014, the People’s Daily reported Monday, citing Minister Shao Qiwei {邵琪偉} of the China National Tourism Administration. Shao expects the number of domestic travelers to increase 10 percent to 3.58 billion person-time, and outbound tourists to rise 13 percent to 110 million person-time this year. The tourism sector is also expected to create 500,000 new jobs this year, the report said.

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