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Iran Eyes to Tap China's Lucrative Tourism Market

The panel discussion during the second conference of Iran-China Friendship Association was among Iran’s few attempts to increase its share of the Chinese travel market
Iran Eyes to Tap China's  Lucrative Tourism Market Iran Eyes to Tap China's  Lucrative Tourism Market
Iran received 100,000 Chinese visitors last year, the majority of which were business travelers, and sent around 115,000 tourists to the country

The Iran-China Friendship Association convened a panel of tourism experts during the second conference on the prospects of developing relations between the two countries on Sept. 4-5 to discuss the so far neglected sector in bilateral ties. 
China has emerged as the world's largest tourist source market with 120 million outbound travelers each year. Moreover, it hosts over 85 million inbound tourists annually, Alef news website reported. 
With these figures, the East Asian country is a key player in the global tourism industry. 

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