Chinese tourists continue to make headlines for their shopping spree.
In 2013, an estimated 98 million Chinese traveled abroad, an increase of about 14 million compared to the previous year, according to a report by the China Tourism Academy. Shopping is high on the agenda of these Chinese tourists. About 65 percent of their travel budgets go toward shopping.
Chinese travelers are enthralled by shopping holidays and there are plenty of them around the world. To help Chinese travelers plan their shop expedition, China Daily has put together a calendar of key months to shop in some of their preferred international destinations.
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