China’s visa-free policy – level 1

08-12-2023 07:00

China has new rules for travelers. They start on December 1. These rules should help tourism.

Officials will make travel easier. People from some countries do not need visas anymore. Officials will change the rules if it is necessary. In the first three days of December, 7,000 visitors from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Malaysia come to China. Daily tourist numbers from these places go up by 39% compared to the end of November. This helps China’s tourism after COVID-19.

The government wants to improve its global image. Many people have negative views of China. The new rule is good news for Germany. China says that the rules will change for more EU countries in the future.

Difficult words: visa (an official document which says that you can enter a country), necessary (something what you need to do), improve (to make something better).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What impact might the new visa rules have on China's tourism industry and global image among countries like Germany and France?


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