In the 2012, the global economic downturn, the Christmas economy is not optimistic. Although it does not have a small increase in temperature, but far below the historical level. Especially in countries like Greece, where the debt crisis is so deep, the economy itself has not recovered, and shoppers can only turn away. Britain, Canada, Singapore, the United States and other countries as a result of the economic upturn in the merchant's strong promotion of the Christmas economy rebounded quickly.
And Christmas for the Chinese without a Christian cultural background, just provide a shopping or another time to go abroad to play the point. Many cities in China have a Christmas carnival, shopping malls, supermarkets and other large-scale promotional activities around Christmas. Also spawned a phenomenon: "Zhejiang Yiwu, known as the world's Christmas ornaments." "70% of the world's Christmas ornaments come from here.
Around the 2011 Christmas, many Chinese people flocked to major British cities to shop, and nearly one-third of the luxury goods sold in the UK were bought by Chinese. In the context of this compelling purchasing power, many countries have launched special-purpose travel plans for the Chinese at Christmas. And London is a lot of businesses around Christmas, dedicated to the hiring of Mandarin-speaking assistants to help Chinese customers buy goods. In 2010, mainland Chinese tourists consumed more than £ 1 billion bn in the UK, while the demand for luxury goods by British residents was less than half that of Chinese tourists.