Number of Shanghai World Expo visitors may exceed 30 million on July 20

17:04, July 20, 2010      

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Owing to good weather, many people visited the Shanghai World Expo on July 19, the 80th day since it opened. As of 9 p.m., the number of daily visitors reached 448,400, with the total number of visitors to the Expo standing at 29.5 million. It is said that the figure may exceed 30 million on July 20.

On July 19, the Expo witnessed 140,300 group visitors, 61,400 visitors with free tickets enclosed in gift packs and 62,314 visitors who bought tickets at the Expo site that day including 22,072 night tickets. The number of daily visitors is expected to reach 150,000 on July 20.

The Expo is now at its halfway point and is operating smoothly. People have shown great enthusiasm for the Expo since the beginning of this summer, and the number of daily visitors has exceeded 400,000 for 15 consecutive days (starting July 5).

Since the kickoff of the Expo on May 1, the total number of visitors reached 10 million in 36 days, and exceeded 20 million in 59 days, showing increasing interest among Chinese and foreigners in visiting the Expo. Moreover, the number reached 29.5 million in 80 days. It is believed that the number may exceed 30 million on July 20.

By People's Daily Online


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