KUALA LUMPUR: This yr, Malaysia is eyeing 4 million vacationers from China, and doubling the determine to eight million by 2020, says Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.
“Overall, we goal about RM114 billion in vacationer receipts for 2017 and RM168 billion for 2020,” he stated when launching the Malaysia-Xiamen Chamber of Commerce (MXCC) right here yesterday.
He famous that this would possibly as effectively be doable with the assist from Alibaba’s Fliggy, which had not too long ago built-in Malaysian journey and tourism merchandise to its e-commerce platform.
Mohamed Nazri additionally highlighted that the Malaysian Government had arrange a visa processing centre in Xiamen, the fifth in China after Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Kunming.
Xiamen, he stated, was one among Malaysia’s high 10 largest buying and selling companions amongst Chinese cities.
“In 2015, the commerce worth between Malaysia and Xiamen reached RM11.53 billion,” he added.
Nazri stated the institution of MXCC would additional improve relations between each side in addition to between Malaysia and China. — Bernama
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