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Annual Duty-free Sales of Incheon Airport Reaches New Record of 2 Trillion Won
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Annual Duty-free Sales of Incheon Airport Reaches New Record of 2 Trillion Won
  • By matthew
  • December 26, 2014, 03:52
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The Incheon Airport duty-free shop area is quite popular with travelers.
The Incheon Airport duty-free shop area is quite popular with travelers.

 

The annual sales of the duty-free shops of Incheon Airport has reached a new high of 2 trillion won.

Incheon International Airport Corporation announced on Dec. 24 that this year's annual sales of duty-free shops of Incheon Airport surpassed two trillion won as of Dec. 17.

The annual sales of 2 trillion won is the one reached for the first time globally, beating Dubai Airport and other big airports in European and North American regions in competition for the highest record of airport duty free sales.

This record is highly due to effects of Chinese tourists. 35 percent of sales of the last three quarters occurred from Chinese tourists.

The sales of duty free shops of Incheon Airport have maintained the number one position in the global airport duty free sales since 2011. This year's sales is expected to reach 2.1 trillion won by the end of the year.