Russians top in Turkey tax free shopping

Russian tourists spent the largest sum in tax free shopping with a share of 11 percent, followed by Iran and Azerbaijan.

Russians top in Turkey tax free shopping


Foreigners visiting Turkey last year spent more in tax free shopping, data showed.

Tax free shopping rose by 24 percent overall in 2010 over a year earlier but it was down in per capita spending by 9 percent from 842 Turkish liras (nearly 561 U.S. dollars) to 765 TL (nearly 510 U.S. dollars).

Russian tourists spent the largest sum in tax free shopping with a share of 11 percent, followed by Iran and Azerbaijan.

Tax free shopping is estimated to increase by 30 percent next year.


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