Published on : Thursday, January 3, 2019
The tourism figures show that there were 23.2 million outbound travellers and 23 million inbound one, with average daily passenger flow exceeding 126,000.
In addition, around 3.7 million passengers entered and exited China through Shanghai’s cruise ports, while Shanghai Pudong International Airport accounted for more than 38.4 million inbound and outbound passengers, a year-on-year growth of 7.7 percent.
Last year, the authorities launched a host of measures including a self-service customs clearance process and special queues for Chinese citizens that allowed people to enter or exit the country within 30 minutes.
The ports in Shanghai currently have a total of 183 self-service customs clearance lanes that served more than 150,000 passengers last year.