Rossi Tourism Dynamics
According to the research institute China Outbound Tourism Research Institute’s, over 1 million Chinese had visited Russia in 2015, leaving some $3 billion in their trips. The flow continues to rise steadily, rising from January to June 2016 by 63 per cent. It is considered that every six Chinese tourists are equivalent to one workplace in the country they visit. The main areas of interest to guests from the PRC - Moscow and Primorsky - the latter received almost 58,000 inhabitants from January to July 2016 - an increase of 85 per cent over the same period last year. Currency differences, the development of the tourist infrastructure of Primoria, as well as the agreement on visa-free group travel between the Governments of Russia and the CPD, have contributed to positive developments, but as far as the eastern neighbour has won the volumes of entry tourism. In 2015, 360,000 Russians visited Suifenhe.
From the report of the Deputy Mayor of Liu Dasheng to the IV Russian-China Forum on Border Tourism between the Far East and Eastern Siberia RF and North-East CPD: " The Soifenhe is the largest crossing point to Russia in Heilunzian Province, and even in China, which has a permanent bridge and hub. He received the title " city - the strategic pillar of the East Silk Road " and has great responsibility for cooperation and friendly exchanges among peoples Russia and China♪ Between 2000 and 2014 Suifenhe received 7,062,000 domestic and foreign tourists, of whom only Russians were 6,234,700; tourism profits were over $900 million.
Break the watermelon.
On 5 September 1986, Hu Yaoban ' s Chinese genie arrived with a business visit to Primorje and donated 5,000 watermelons to its inhabitants. This event was later called " Breaking the gate of the watermelon " . The negotiations resulted in all necessary agreements between the USSR and China on border trade between Border and Suifenhe. At the beginning of 1988, a special construction was proposed at the invitation of KPC, Suifenhe, and the relevant city council bodies. ♪ ♪