Shopping in Manhattan

Foreign tourists spend four times more money in New York City than Americans

$1,600

The average international visitor spends some $1,600 in New York City, four times the amount spent by the average American visitor.

Published   |  Photo by Reuters/Andrew Kelly
Shopping in Manhattan
$1,600

Nine out of every 10 foreign visitors do some shopping in New York City 🛍, compared to fewer than three American visitors.

For foreigners, clothes and electronics are much cheaper in the US than in their home countries.

Shopping in Manhattan
$1,600

What people do when visiting New York City

Shopping in Manhattan
$1,600

But New York City should receive 300,000 fewer foreign visits this year ✈️, the first decline in almost a decade.

President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on foreigners is one of the reasons for the drop, according to the New York City’s tourism marketing agency.

Shopping in Manhattan
$1,600

Domestic and overseas visitors to New York City

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