Starting on Thursday, overseas tourists to Beijing and Shanghai will be able to reclaim tax paid on some purchases whilst travelling in the two cities.

A shopping mall in Beijing.
A shopping mall in Beijing.

An eleven percent tax refund will be available for purchases of ¥500 (US$80) or more in selected stores. The refund can be claimed upon the traveller’s departure from either city, as long as the claim is within 90 days of the purchase. Read more: shanghaidaily.com

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