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Chinese visitors to Japan spend 15% less per capita in Q1

04/25/2017| 11:58:27 AM| ChinaTravelNews

Mainland Chinese tourists to Japan spent 14.9% less per capita in the first quarter of 2017.

The per capita travel expenditure of foreign visitors to Japan in January to March this year declined 8.5% to JPY 148,066 (USD 1344) YoY, according to data from Japan Tourism Agency.  

It’s a decline for the fifth consecutive quarter despite increasing tourist arrivals and total tourism spending. 

Total International tourist spending in Japan grew 4% YoY to JPY 967.9 billion (USD 8.79 billion) in the first quarter, of which mainland Chinese visitors accounted for 40%. 

The mainland Chinese tourist spending per capita in Japan decreased 14.9% YoY to JPY 225,489 (USD 2047). (Translated by Jerry)

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