International tourism expenditures for travel items in current prices

(US dollars)

China is the top country by expenditures for travel items in the world. As of 2020, expenditures for travel items in China was 130,504 million US dollars that accounts for 24.98% of the world's expenditures for travel items. The top 5 countries (others are Germany, the United States of America, France, and the United Kingdom) account for 48.71% of it. The world's total expenditures for travel items was estimated at 522,484 million US dollars in 2020.

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What is expenditures for travel items?

International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries. The goods and services are purchased by, or on behalf of, the traveler or provided, without a quid pro quo, for the traveler to use or give away. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Excluded is the international carriage of travelers, which is covered in passenger travel items. Data are in current U.S. dollars.