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5 Million Chinese Tourists to Indonesia by 2020?

Indonesian V-P Holds Talks with PRC PM Aimed at Stimulating Chinese Travel to Indonesia
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kala has expressed the wish that the total number of Mainland Chinese visitors to Indonesia will soon top 3 million.

The Vice-President’s wish was expressed during a meeting with the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiangin Jakarta on Monday, May 7, 2018.

As reported by travel.detik.com, Jusuf Kala said that total Mainland Chinese visitors to Indonesia reached 2 million in 2017, a number he hoped would increase to 3 million in 2018.

1,385,850 Mainland Chinese tourists visited Bali in 2017 making the PRC the number one sourse of foreign visitors to the Island. However,  due to the negative impact of the eruption of Mount Agung in late 2017, Chinese arrivals to Bali decreased year-on-year 35.56% percent for the first two months of 2018.

Vice President Kalla said: “In terms of tourism, we hope 3 million Chinese tourists will come in 2018, increasing to 4 million in 2019, and 5 million in 2020. Indonesia invites the Chinese tourists to visit the 10 new Bali's”

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang noted there was abundant opportunity for Indonesia and the PRC to increase cooperation in the tourism sector that will result in more Chinese tourists.

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