19 August 2019

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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