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Chinese tourists spent €130 million in Portugal last year

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Chinese tourists spent €130 million in Portugal last year, 40 percent up on 2016.

Chinese tourists spent €130 million in Portugal last year

Luís Filipe Silva, a board member of Portugal National Tourism Board, described the spending as “an impressive amount” and said it “contributed towards the balance of payments”. The number of Chinese tourists who visited Portugal last year rose 40.7 percent, to 256,735, Portuguese authorities said, attributing the increase to direct flights that started between the two countries. China is now the world’s largest source of tourists.

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Edition 1488
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