The increase of the tourist flow Russia-China amounts to 15%
The number of the Russian tourists in China amounted to 897.4 thousand people during the first 6 months of 2011. As for the Chinese tourists in Russia, the number amounted to 308 thousand people. The growth for 2 indicators exceeded 15%. 2.37 million Russians visited China in 2010 (+36%).
According to the Chinese officials now the cooperation in tourism has the best result for the last 10 years. Russia is the 3rd country for China in number of the tourists and China is the 2nd one for Russia.