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National Day holiday spending hits 68-bln-USD in six days

(CRI Online)    09:38, October 07, 2016
National Day holiday spending hits 68-bln-USD in six days
Tourists visit Shaolin Temple at the foot of the Songshan Mountain in Dengfeng City, central China's Henan Province, on Oct. 4, 2016, during the National Day holiday. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Domestic Chinese tourists have spent 454 billion yuan (68 billion US dollars) in the first six days of the week long National Day holiday, according to China National Tourism Administration (CNTA).

The CNTA said on Thursday that 560 million tourists traveled in China between October 1-6 and spent around 454 billion yuan.

China braced for the returning tourists to peak on Thursday, the second last day of National Day holiday. Traffic authorities estimate that about 1.16 million train trips would be made on Thursday.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Web editor: Liang Jun, Bianji)

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