Seoul (VNA) – With almost 200,000 KRW in every per-capita
card transaction, Vietnamese vacationers spent probably the most amongst worldwide
guests to the Republic of Korea (RoK) in 2022, in keeping with the RoK’s credit score
card and monetary service firm BC Card.
Knowledge launched by BC Card on Could 3 confirmed that Vietnamese
vacationers’ per-capita authorised card transactions stood at 197,000 KRW (147.21
USD) every in 2022, 89% greater than what they spent within the earlier yr.
This was greater than 188,000 KRW in card purchases by the
second-biggest spender Japanese vacationers, 171,000 KRW by Chinese language guests, 126,000
KRW by these from Taiwan (China), and 109,000 KRW by People.
For the final three years, Vietnamese spent probably the most when
purchasing at duty-free retailers and department shops, in addition to on hospital
visits and cosmetics within the RoK. In
explicit, their spending at duty-free shops and department shops final yr
exploded by 1,837% and 400% yr on yr, respectively.
This end result matched the needs of Vietnamese vacationers
when coming to the RoK as surveyed by the Korea Tourism Organisation,
specifically purchasing, meals, magnificence care, and well being care./.