DPM: Retail sector registers second biggest share of visitor expenses last year


PETALING JAYA: Foreign tourists spent RM19.8bil on shopping in the country last year, a 6.3% increase from RM18.6bil in 2012, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

He said the retail sector constituted 30.2% of the total tourist expenditure last year against 30.7% in 2012.

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