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Chinese tourists boost Japanese premium-mall sales

They touch a record in 2015, jumping by more than 10 per cent to between 300b yen and 350b yen

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Spending by the average Chinese tourist in Japan was 283,842 yen last year, the most of visitors from any country, and 23% more than Australians, the second-biggest spenders.

Tokyo

CHINESE tourists buying million-yen watches and luxury brands helped boost sales at Japanese premium outlet malls owned by Mitsubishi Estate Co to a record last year, as a weaker currency led to a surge in bargain-hunting visitors.

Premium outlet sales jumped by more than 10

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