Visitors from China shopping in the UK
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Big brands and low prices draw Chinese shoppers to Britain

27 May 2013 Last updated at 08:41 BST

Big name brands and designer labels are attracting Chinese visitors to Britain for their holidays, but the UK is still lagging behind France, Italy and Germany.

Tourists from China need one visa for Europe and a more expensive, single one for Britain - something the tourism industry wants the government to change.

Retailers wants to encourage shoppers from China, who spent $102bn overseas last year - more than travellers from any other nation.

Susannah Streeter reports.