China's booming duty-free market spurs luxury consumption

  • China
  • Saturday, 22 Aug 2020

Hainan currently has four offshore duty-free shops -- two in Haikou, and one each in Qionghai and the popular resort city of Sanya, where the island province plans to build three more duty-free shops. - Xinhua

SHANGHAI/HAIKOU (Xinhua): Inside a duty-free shop in downtown Haikou, capital of south China's island province of Hainan, Su Yanqing was selecting a watch for herself.

"I had decided to buy a watch before I came here," said Su, a tourist from Xiamen, east China's Fujian Province.

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