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S. Korean Retailers Expand Partnership with Chinese Mobile Payment Platforms

S. Korean Retailers Expand Partnership with Chinese Mobile Payment Platforms

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retailers are increasingly joining hands with Chinese mobile payment platforms to attract more Chinese visitors as they strive to recover from the fallout from a diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing, industry sources said Thursday. Shinsegae DF Inc. said it has adopted UnionPay’s QR code payment system [...]

Chinese Visitors Stock Up on Everyday Products on Trips Abroad

Chinese Visitors Stock Up on Everyday Products on Trips Abroad

SEOUL, Feb.21 (Korea Bizwire) – During the Chinese spring festival, six million Chinese traveled overseas and spent a total of 90 billion yuan on shopping. The products they purchased abroad included expensive luxury items, smart bidets, and electric rice cookers, but surprisingly, most Chinese tourists bought items used in everyday life such as cough syrup, [...]

Chinese Tourists Look Beyond Seoul and Jeju

Chinese Tourists Look Beyond Seoul and Jeju

SUWON, Nov.12 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese tourists are increasingly exploring destinations in Korea other than Seoul and Jeju. There has also been a change in their travel patterns, with a shift from ‘just passing by’ to ‘staying for more than a day’ excursions. As a result, local governments are taking measures to attract Chinese visitors. [...]

What to Do to Host 10 Million Chinese Tourists: Hyundai Economic Research Inst

What to Do to Host 10 Million Chinese Tourists: Hyundai Economic Research Inst

SEOUL, Korea, Feb 1 (Korea Bizwire) –  As the Chinese economy grows by leaps and bounds, more Chinese nationals go out and travel the world, opening up their wallet generously. Korea has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of this trend, hosting more than 4 million tourists last year from the neighboring country. The number [...]