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Chinese visitors carry Australian int'l tourism spending to new high

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

CANBERRA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Spending by international visitors in Australia has surpassed 40 billion Australian dollars (31 billion U.S. dollars) for the first time with a quarter coming from Chinese tourists, a tourism survey said on Wednesday.
The International Visitor Survey, released by Tourism Research Australia on Wednesday, revealed that international spending rose 6 percent, or 2.2 billion AU dollars (1.7 billion U.S. dollars), to 41.3 billion AU dollars (32.44 billion U.S. dollars) in the ...